Law Enforcement Assistance - Narcotics And Dangerous Drugs - Registration Of Manufacturers, Distributors, And Dispensers Of Controlled Substances


To ensure a "closed system" of manufacture, distribution, dispensing, importation and exportation of controlled substances in order to prevent and detect diversion of such substances to the illicit traffic. This is accomplished in part through a registration system for these categories of controlled substances handlers.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 06/09/2005 (Submitted into the CFDA by error)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants; Provision of Specialized Services.
Program Accomplishments
In the current fiscal year 2003, DEA registration fees are waived for 56,230 State/local law enforcement entities. (NOTE: This represents entities which applied for and received a DEA registration at no cost.
Title 21, Food and Drugs, Chapter 13, Drug Abuse Prevention and Controls, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 1301.24.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
State and local law enforcement officers or employees, and State and local law enforcement agency laboratory personnel authorized to possess controlled substances in the course of official duty.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State and local governments, State and local law enforcement agencies, State and local law enforcement agency laboratories.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
Not applicable.
Award Procedure
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Fee exemption for State law enforcement officials and law enforcement agency laboratory personnel engaged in law enforcement who are authorized to possess controlled substance in the course of official duty.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Officials of law enforcement agencies and other State and local entities, seeking exemption from the controlled substances registration fee should contact their local DEA office.
Headquarters Office
Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Registration and Program Support Section, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, DC 20537. Contact: Richard Boyd. Telephone: (202) 307-4925.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Exemption from controlled substances registration fee) FY 03 $7,278,430; FY 04 est $7,307,566; and FY 05 est $7,526,792.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Title 21, CFR, Section 1301.24.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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