Summary: H.R.3778 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/10/1996)

Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants for States and local governments to develop, implement, or continue a drug testing project when individuals are arrested and during the pretrial period and after post-conviction release.

Sets forth State and local application requirements. Requires a State, to be eligible to receive funds, to develop or maintain programs of urinalysis or similar drug testing of individuals upon arrest and on a regular basis pending trial for the purpose of making pretrial detention decisions.

Provides for the allocation and distribution of funds. Limits the Federal share to 75 percent of total project costs.

Authorizes appropriations.