Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $360,000)
The goal of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program is to support and enhance State efforts, in cooperation with local jurisdictions, to enforce laws prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages, or the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors. For the purpose of the program, minors are defined as individuals under 21 years of age.
The following programs and activities will be supported with FY 2009 EUDL funds: underage drinking enforcement efforts including Compliance Checks, Minor Patrols, Concert Details, Source Investigation Projects (SIPs); Law Enforcement Trainings on Controlled Party Dispersals, Fake I.D.s, Project Same P.A.G.E. (Pennsylvania Alcohol Guidelines for Enforcement), Training of Trainer Trainings for college and community leaders on Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention of College Students (BASICS), Reconstructing Norms: Preventing Alcohol Related Sexual Assault on College Campus; and/or Alcohol Weapon. In addition, Pennsylvania will explore the development of a Statewide Underage Drinking Task Force; Evaluation of Youth Task forces through the use of focus groups; and to support Statewide and Regional Conferences. Furthermore, the State will use funds to pay public service announcements, toll free underage drinking hotline; and dissemination of underage drinking literature.