H.R.3526 - Tony Cardenas Community-Based Gang Intervention Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.3526 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (07/31/2009)
Tony Cardenas Community-Based Gang Intervention Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States must acknowledge and address social conditions such as poverty, homelessness, inadequate educational systems, and limited economic opportunities in developing a comprehensive gang violence reduction strategy.
Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to: (1) require the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to award grants to nonprofit community-based gang intervention agencies to provide services for reducing and stopping gang-related and gang-motivated violence and crime; (2) include representatives of community-based gang intervention agencies in juvenile justice and delinquency prevention advisory groups established by state plans; and (3) include community-based gang intervention and prevention activities in state and local grant programs for delinquency prevention.