Within this publication, the FACJJ also presents a report on national compliance with the four core protections of the JJDP
Act of 2008, which include deinstitutionalizing status offenders and nonoffenders; separating adult and juvenile offenders in secure institutions; eliminating the practice of detaining or confining juveniles in adult jails and lockups; and addressing the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.
With rehabilitation as the central theme of the JJDP
Act, a law that aligns directly with this Act and has tremendous importance concerning physical education activities is, PL 93-112, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504.
Under the current $150 million JJDP
law, a State receiving grants must distribute more than half of the funds to local governments.
These include the impact of welfare reform on cities and towns, crime and violence prevention and intervention, re-authorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP
) Act, education, and health insurance reform.
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However, the initial success of the project helped the department to receive a Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (JJDP
) grant through the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement (LCLE).
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDP Act), federal law that provides the principal source of funds for state and local juvenile justice initiatives for the past two decades, will expire September 30 of this year.
The group also discussed the impact of the system reform mandates contained in the JJDP Act.
The reauthorized Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP
) Act of 1988 requires that states and territories meet four mandates.
This includes $144 million for grants and administrative expenses for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP
) Programs, the same amount provided this year and the full amount requested.