Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $802,058)
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5633(d), if a state fails to submit a plan or submits a plan that does not meet the requirements of the JJDP Act, the OJJDP Administrator shall endeavor to make the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. OJJDP's Nonparticipating State Program makes the Formula Grants program fund allocation available to local public or private nonprofit agencies within the state. The recipient agency must use the funds to carry out activities that support compliance with the requirements of 34 U.S.C. §§ 11133(a) (11), (12), (13), and (22) (the core requirements).
The State of Texas has been found ineligible to participate in the Formula Grants Program under Title II, Part B, of the JJDP Act (34 U.S.C. §§ 1113111133). Therefore, the University of Texas at Austin proposes a comprehensive and coordinated approach to
addressing juvenile delinquency prevention and reducing the disproportionate minority contact (DMC) of juveniles who come into contact with the Williamson County juvenile justice system. CA/NCF