21 U.S.C. § 1702 Office of National Drug Control Policy

LibraryUnited States Statutes
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Citation21 U.S.C. § 1702

(a) Establishment of Office

There is established in the Executive Office of the President an Office of National Drug Control Policy, which shall-

(1) lead the national drug control effort, including coordinating with the National Drug Control Program agencies;

(2) coordinate and oversee the implementation of the national drug control policy, including the National Drug Control Strategy;

(3) assess and certify the adequacy of National Drug Control Programs and the budget for those programs;

(4) evaluate the effectiveness of national drug control policy efforts, including the National Drug Control Program Agencies' 1 programs, by developing and applying specific goals and performance measurements and monitoring the agencies' program-level spending;

(5) identify and respond to emerging drug threats related to illicit drug use;

(6) administer the Drug-Free Communities Program, the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program, and other grant programs directly authorized to be administered by the Office in furtherance of the National Drug Control Strategy; and

(7) facilitate broad-scale information sharing and data standardization among Federal, State, and local entities to support the national drug control efforts.

(b) Repealed. Pub. L. 115-271, title VIII, §8222(1), Oct. 24, 2018, 132 Stat. 4142

(c) Access by Congress

The location of the Office in the Executive Office of the President shall not be construed as affecting access by Congress, or any committee of the House of Representatives or the Senate, to any-

(1) information, document, or study in the possession of, or conducted by or at the direction of the Director; or

(2) personnel of the Office.

(d) Office of National Drug Control Policy Gift Fund

(1) Establishment

There is established in the Treasury of the United States a fund for the receipt of gifts, both real and personal, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Office under section 1703(c) of this title.

(2) Contributions

The Office may accept, hold, and administer contributions to the Fund.

(3) Use of amounts deposited

Amounts deposited in the Fund are authorized to be appropriated, to remain available until expended for authorized purposes at the discretion of the Director.

(4) Ethics guidelines

The Director shall establish written guidelines setting forth the criteria to be used in determining whether a gift or donation should be declined under this subsection because the acceptance of the gift or donation would-

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