(a) There is established in the Rhode Island justice commission the gang violence
prevention advisory committee. The committee exists as a permanent sub-committee of the Rhode Island justice commission,
juvenile justice advisory committee. The committee shall be composed of members of the Rhode Island justice commission,
juvenile justice advisory committee, which currently exists within the Rhode Island
justice commission and is charged by the governor and the office of juvenile justice
and delinquency prevention, to address issues relating to delinquency and youth violence
within the state. Membership qualifications are described in subparagraphs (i) -- (iii) of § 223(A)(3)
of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 [42 U.S.C. § 5633(a)(A)(i) -- (iii)] as amended. The function and structure of this committee along with its historic activities
in gang intervention/prevention will enable it to carry out the intent of this section.
(b) The gang violence prevention advisory committee shall coordinate, review, purpose
and oversee gang prevention, intervention, and suppression programs on a state level. The committee shall also coordinate with Rhode Island justice commission in efforts
to obtain federal funds, grants, or other appropriations necessary and useful to carry
out the purpose of this section.
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