Justice Dept. Finalizes New Rules for Juvenile Justice Compliance
The Justice Department announced this week that the rules for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) compliance, finalized by the Obama Administration in January, will take effect. From the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Yesterday, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) notified states that the partial final rule amending OJJDP’s Formula Grants Program regulations is approved and now in effect.
Figures that Illustrate How Substantial JJPDA Compliance Changes Are
As we’ve covered in recent days, the Justice Department has formally proposed new rules for compliance monitoring related to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). Chief among the changes these rules would usher in are a shift from what’s called “de minimis” standards to “substantial compliance.”