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3 SEC. 401. Payments of any grant or under any contract 4 under this Act may be made (after necessary adjustment on 5 account of previously made overpayments, or underpay6 ments) in installments, and in advance or by way of reim7 bursement, as may be determined by the Secretary, and shall 8 be made on such conditions as he finds necessary to carry out 9 the purposes for which the grant or contract is made.

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11 SEC. 402. There are authorized to be appropriated for 12 grants under title I and grants or contracts under titles II 13 and III, to the Department of Health, Education, and Wel14 fare, $25,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, 15 and such sums as may be necessary for the next two fiscal years may be appropriated for the next two fiscal years as 17 the Congress may hereafter authorize by law.




SEC. 403. Such portion of any appropriation under 20 section 402 as the Secretary may determine, but not in ex21 cess of 1 per centum thereof, shall be available for evaluation 22 by the Secretary directly or by grants or contracts) of the

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(1) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of

4 Health, Education, and Welfare.

5 (2) The term "construction" means construction of new 6 buildings and acquisition, expansion, remodeling, or altera7 tion of existing buildings, including equipment of any such 8 buildings and architects' fees, but not including the cost of 9 acquisition of land or offsite improvements.


(3) The term "State" includes the District of Columbia, 11 the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, 12 Guam, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the 13 Pacific Islands.


(4) The terin "private nonprofit agency" means any 15 accredited institution of higher education, and any other


agency or institution which is owned and operated by one or 17 more nonprofit corporations or organizations no part of the 18 net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the 19 benefit of any private shareholder or individual, but only if 20 such agency or institution was in existence at least two years

21 before the date of an application under this Act.


(5) The term "rehabilitative services" means services


1 and special treatment directed toward youths who are under

2 the supervision and control of some segment of the juvenile
3 prevention system.

4 (6) The term "preventive services" means special pre

5 ventive programs and services which are designed to help
6 communities assist youths to avoid becoming delinquent.


OF 1967

(As reported by House Committee on Education and Labor)


Part A-Rehabilitative Services

1. Provides grants to State and local public agencies for up to 75% of the cost of programs for diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating delinquent youths or youths in danger of becoming delinquent. Programs would be designed to

-encourage the development and improvement of State and community rehabilitative services

-encourages the full use of such services by courts, correctional, law enforce ment and other agencies, and

encourage the development of new methods of care and treatment including the use of community-based residential facilities.

2. Provides grants to state and local public agencies of up to 50% of the cost of construction of special purpose rehabilitative facilities such as combination detention and diagnostic facilities, halfway houses, small special purpose residential community based facilities for diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation of youths, and training schools.

3. Applications for grants must describe existing available services in the State or community, methods of coordination of existing and new services and lack of inconsistency with any comprehensive plan developed under another Act.

4. Local maintenance of effort and maximum use of existing resources must be assured.

5. Allocation of funds would be based upon consideration of such factors as project cost and effectiveness, rate of increase of incidence of juvenile delinquency, adequacy of existing facilities, coordination with other activities and the incorporation of new or innovative techniques.

Part B-Preventive services

1. Authorizes grants to State and local public and private nonprofit for up to 15% of the cost of programs to provide special preventive services for youths in danger of becoming delinquent. Special efforts must be made to assure that such services are available for youths with serious behavioral problems.

2. As in Part A, local maintenance of effort and maximum use of existing resources must be assured as a condition of making grants.

3. Allocation of funds is based upon the same factors as in Part A.

Part C-Miscellaneous

1. Requires that applications be submitted to the Governor of the State to give the Governor an opportunity to submit his evaluation of and comments on the project and its relationship to other pending applications and existing or proposed plans for rehabilitative and preventive services in the State.

2. Applications must also be submitted to the governing bodies of the political units principally affected giving them an opportunity to submit an evaluation of the project.

3. Consultation by the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare is required with the heads of other Federal agencies.


Authorizes grants to or contracts with Federal, state or local public agencies and public and private nonprofit educational institutions and organizations for the training of personnel employed in or preparing for employment in the diagnosis, treatment or rehabilitation of delinquent youths, or youths in danger of becoming delinquent.

Such projects may include courses of study, short-term training institutes, and traineeships.


1. Authorizes grants to or contracts with public or private agencies for research into improved techniques and practices in the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of delinquent youths. Limits expenditures of authorized funds to not more than 10% of funds appropriated under the Act.

2. Authorizes the provision of technical assistance through grants or contracts with public or private nonprofit agencies.

3. Directs the Secretary to collect, evaluate, publish and disseminate information and materials relating to research, programs and projects conducted under the Act.


1. Authorizes $25 million for fiscal year 1968 and such sums as may be necessary for the next two fiscal years

2. Authorizes the expenditure of such to 1% of such funds for the evaluation of programs.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., September, 26, 1967.

Chairman, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.

DEAR SENATOR: This is in response to your request for the views of the Department of Justice on S. 1248, "The Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 1967."

The Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Offenses Control Act of 1961, 75 Stat. 572, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2541 et seq., authorizes the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare to make grants and enter into contracts for demonstrating improved methods for the control and prevention of juvenile delinquency or youth offenses. That Act also authorizes grants and contracts for personnel training. The appropriation authorization for the Act expires June 30. 1967.

The proposed Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 1967 would authorize the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare to make grants to State and local public agencies for planning comprehensive programs to combat delinquency, and to improve rehabilitative services for delinquent youths. It would also authorize grants to public and nonprofit private agencies to promote broad-scale community services for delinquents and potential delinquents. The Secretary would be authorized to make grants or enter into contracts for research and technical assistance in the field of delinquency and to appoint appropriate advisory committees. Programs under the Act would be coordinated with the proposed Safe Streets and Crime Control Act. The Attorney General would be consulted in the administration of the various grant programs and his concurrence would be required with respect to grants for rehabilitative services.

The Department of Justice recommends enactment of the legislation.

The Bureau of the Budget has advised that enactment of this legislation would be in accord with the Program of the President. Sincerely,


Deputy Attorney General.

Washington, July 17, 1967.

Chairman, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare,
U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.

DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: This is in reply to your request for my comments on S. 1248, the "Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 1967". The Department of Labor supports enactment of this proposal which is designed to carry out recommendations in the President's Message on "Welfare of Children."

The bill's programs for rehabilitation would be aimed at delinquent youths and preventive services at youths in danger of becoming delinquent. The bill authorizes grants to local agencies for a broad spectrum of special diagnostic and treatment services to these youths, including job counseling, placement, and training. The main thrust of this bill looks toward the providing of those diagnostic and treatment services which would otherwise not be provided, and to the providing of local agencies with the means to stimulate communities and other agencies into developing new and more effective programs and services. For example, all services, including manpower services, are to be provided through this bill only when such services are not available through other Federal, State, or local resources and only for such periods of time as necessary in order to arrange for the provision of such services through regular channels. The Department of Labor views this role as necessary and proper.

The Bureau of the Budget advises that there is no objection to the presentation of this report and enactment of S. 1248 would be in accord with the President's program.


Secretary of Labor.


Washington, D.C., September 25, 1967.

Chairman, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare,
U.S. Senate, New Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN: This is in response to your request for the views of the Bureau of the Budget on S. 1248, a bill "To provide Federal assistance to courts, correctional systems, and community agencies to increase their capability to prevent, treat, and control juvenile delinquency: to assist research efforts in the prevention, treatment, and control of juvenile delinquency; and for other purposes."

Enactment of S. 1248 would be in accord with the President's program.
Sincerely yours,


Acting Assistant Director for Legislative Reference. Senator CLARK. First, Senator Kennedy, do you have a comment that you would like to make at this point?


Senator KENNEDY of Massachusetts. First of all, Mr. Chairman, let me express my appreciation for your leadership in bringing together these hearings on a matter which I know is of great personal interest to you and has been for a considerable period of time.

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