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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant Program

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

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 State of Alaska plans to provide program funding to support underage drinking enforcement efforts throughout the State by implementing the following activities: compliance checks at retail premises and bars and restaurants throughout the State; training for juvenile justice/probation officers working with institutionalized youth in DJJ youth facilities who have histories of underage drinking; youth educaton and media campaigns; and rural underage drinking law enforcement including resource development for prevention and intervention services, coordinated law enforcement activities, and environmental prevention strategies involving local youth.


Date Created: July 9, 2009