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§ 10201. Evaluation
(a) Guidelines and comprehensive evaluations
To increase the efficiency and effectiveness of programs funded under this subchapter, the National Institute of Justice shall—
(1) develop guidelines, in cooperation with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, to assist State and local units of government to conduct program evaluations; and
(2) conduct a reasonable number of comprehensive evaluations of programs funded under section 10156 (formula grants) and section 10171 (discretionary grants) of this title.
(b) Criteria for selecting programs for review
In selecting programs for review, the Director of the National Institute of Justice should consider—
(1) whether the program establishes or demonstrates a new and innovative approach to drug or crime control;
(2) the cost of the program to be evaluated and the number of similar programs funded under section 10156 (formula grants) of this title;
(3) whether the program has a high potential to be replicated in other jurisdictions; and
(4) whether there is substantial public awareness and community involvement in the program. Routine auditing, monitoring, and internal assessment of a State and local drug control program’s progress shall be the sole responsibility of the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
(c) Annual report

The Director of the National Institute of Justice shall annually report to the President, the Attorney General, and the Congress on the nature and findings of the evaluation and research and development activities funded under this section.

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 520, as added Pub. L. 100–690, title VI, § 6091(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4337; amended Pub. L. 101–647, title XVIII, § 1801(b), Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4848; Pub. L. 109–162, title XI, § 1111(c)(2)(B), Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 3101.)
§ 10202. General provisions
(a) The Bureau shall prepare both a “Program Brief” and “Implementation Guide” document for proven programs and projects to be funded under this subchapter.
(b) The functions, powers, and duties specified in this subchapter to be carried out by the Bureau shall not be transferred elsewhere in the Department of Justice unless specifically hereafter authorized by the Congress by law.
(c)
(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a grantee that uses funds made available under this subchapter to purchase an armor vest or body armor shall—
(A) comply with any requirements established for the use of grants made under subchapter XXIV;
(B) have a written policy requiring uniformed patrol officers to wear an armor vest or body armor; and
(C) use the funds to purchase armor vests or body armor that meet any performance standards established by the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
(2) In this subsection, the terms “armor vest”and “body armor” have the meanings given such terms in section 10533 of this title.
(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 521, as added Pub. L. 100–690, title VI, § 6091(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4337; amended Pub. L. 114–155, § 6, May 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 390.)
§ 10203. Reports
(a) Each State which receives a grant under section 10156 of this title shall submit to the Director, for each year in which any part of such grant is expended by a State or unit of local government, a report which contains—
(1)
(2) a summary of the activities carried out in such year with any grant received under part B by such State;
(3) the evaluation result of programs and projects;
(4) an explanation of how the Federal funds provided under this subchapter were coordinated with State agencies receiving Federal funds for drug abuse education, prevention, treatment, and research activities; and
(5) such other information as the Director may require by rule.
Such report shall be submitted in such form and by such time as the Director may require by rule.
(b) Not later than 180 days after the end of each fiscal year for which grants are made under this subchapter, the Director shall submit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate a report that includes with respect to each State—
(1) the aggregate amount of grants made under part A and part B to such State for such fiscal year;
(2) the amount of such grants awarded for each of the purposes specified in part A;
(3) a summary of the information provided in compliance with paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (a);
(4) an explanation of how Federal funds provided under this subchapter have been coordinated with Federal funds provided to States for drug abuse education, prevention, treatment, and research activities; and
(5) evaluation results of programs and projects and State strategy implementation.
(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, § 522, as added Pub. L. 100–690, title VI, § 6091(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4337; amended Pub. L. 109–162, title XI, § 1111(c)(2)(C), Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 3101.)