Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 1.djvu/224

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106 STAT. 192 PUBLIC LAW 102-295—MAY 28, 1992 (b) DISCRETIONARY GRANTS.—Section 106(c)(l) (42 U.S.C. 5106(c)(1)) is amended— (1) in subparagraph (B), by inserting "culturally specific" before "instruction"; and (2)(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "or" after the semicolon at the end; (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period and inserting ";or";and (C) by adding at the end the following subparagraph: "(C) to improve the recruitment, selection, and training of volunteers serving in private and public nonprofit children, youth and family service organizations in order to prevent child abuse and neglect through collaborative Einalysis of current recruitment, selection, and training programs and development of model programs for dissemination and replication nationally.". SEC. 114. GRANT PROGRAM FOR CHILD ABUSE NEGLECT PREVENTION AND TREATMENT. (a) DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION GRANTS. —Section 107(a) (42 U.S.C. 5106a(a)) is amended to read as follows: "(a) DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION GRANTS.— The Secretary, acting through the Center, shall make grants to the States, based on the population of children under me age of 18 in each State that applies for a grant under this section, for purposes of assisting the States in improving the child protective service system of each such State in— "(1) the intake and screening of reports of abuse and neglect through the improvement of the receipt of information, decisionmaking, public awareness, and training of staff; "(2)(A) investigating such reports through improving response time, decisionmaking, referral to services, and training of staff; " (B) creating and improving the use of multidisciplinary teams and interagency protocols to enhance investigations; and "(C) improving legal prep£U'ation and representation; "(3) case management and delivery services provided to families through the improvement of response time in service provision, improving the training of staff, and increasing the numbers of families to be served; "(4) enhancing the general child protective system by improving assessment tools, automation systems that support the program, information referral systems, and the overall training of staff to meet minimum competencies; or "(5) developing, strengthening, and carrying out child abuse and neglect prevention, treatment, and research programs. Not more than 15 percent of a grant under this subsection may be expended for carrying out paragraph (5). The preceding sentence does not apply to any program or activity authorized in any of paragraphs (1) through (4).". (b) ESTABLISHMENT OF CERTAIN REQUIREMENT.— Section 107 (42 U.S.C. 5106a) is amended— (1) by redesignating subsections (c) through (f) as subsections (d) through (g), respectively; and (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following new subsection: "(c) STATE PROGRAM PLAN. — TO be eligible to receive a grant under this section, a State shall submit every four years a plan