Justice and Law Enforcement:
Law Enforcement Block Grant Awards
HEHS-95-169R: Published: Jun 9, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the formula grant amounts provided for in the proposed Local Government Law Enforcement Block Grants Act, focusing on those governments affected by the Chabot-Lofgren amendment. GAO noted that: (1) about 6 percent of all eligible governments would be affected by the amendment, although these governments would receive about 53 percent of the allocated funds; and (2) the amendment would have no effect in nine states, but could affect up to 93 percent of total funding in Illinois.