Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 1.djvu/447

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PUBLIC LAW 106-224-^JUNE 20, 2000 114 STAT. 411 SEC. 242. SCHOOL LUNCH DATA. (a) LIMITED WAIVER OF CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENT.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 9(b)(2)(C)(iii) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(b)(2)(C)(iii)) is gunended— (A) in subclause (II), by striking "and" at the end; (B) in subclause (III), by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and (C) by adding at the end the following: "(IV) a person directly connected with the administration of the State medicaid program under title XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.) or the State children's health insurance program under title XXI of that Act (42 U.S.C. 1397aa et seq.) solely for the purpose of identifying children eligible for benefits under, and enrolling children in, such programs, except that this subclause shall apply only to the extent that the State and the school food authority so elect.". (2) CERTIFICATION AND NOTIFICATION.— Section 9(b)(2)(C) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758(b)(2)(C)) is amended by adding at the end the following: " (vi) REQUIREMENTS FOR WAIVER OF CONFIDEN- TIALITY.— ^A State that elects to exercise the option described in clause (iii)(IV) shall ensure that any school food authority acting in accordance with that option— "(I) has a written agreement with the State or local agency or agencies administering health insurance programs for children under titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq. and 1397aa et seq.) that requires the hegJth agencies to use the information obtained under clause (iii) to seek to enroll children in those health insurance programs; and "(II)(aa) notifies each household, the information of which shall be disclosed under clause (iii), that the information disclosed will be used only to enroll children in health programs referred to in clause (iii)(IV); and "(bb) provides each parent or guardian of a child in the household with ein opportunity to elect not to have the information disclosed. "(vii) USE OF DISCLOSED INFORMATION.—^A person to which information is disclosed under clause (iii)(IV) shall use or disclose the information only as necessary for the purpose of enrolling children in hesdth programs referred to in clause (iii)(IV).". (b) DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(r) DEMONSTRATION PROJECT RELATING TO USE OF THE WIC PROGRAM FOR IDENTIFICATION AND ENROLLMENT OF CHILDREN IN CERTAIN HEALTH PROGRAMS.— "(1) IN GENERAL.—In accordance with paragraph (2), the Secretary shall establish a demonstration project in at least