KERRY (AND OTHERS) AMENDMENT NO. 984 (Senate - October 05, 1989)

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Mr. KERRY (for himself, Mr. D'Amato, Mr. Levin, Mr. Sanford, and Mr. Murkowski) proposed an amendment to the bill S. 1711, supra, as follows:

At the appropriate place in the bill, add the following new sections:

Sec. . Section 501b of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 USC 3711 et seq) as amended by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 is amended by adding paragraphs 21 and 22 as follows:

`21. Developing better interstate and intrastate narcotics intelligence networks and systems, including the acquisition of appropriate electronics and computer technologies for the purpose of detecting and monitoring narcotics trafficking and money laundering activities;

`22. Organizing, educating and training special drug intelligence units to combat narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprises.'.

At an appropriate place add the following new subsection:

`States shall give priority to allocations under paragraphs (21) and (22) that reflect the most complex and serious drug intelligence problems confronting units of local government, with particular emphasis on urban populations.'.