Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 1.djvu/457

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PUBLIC LAW 106-224 -^JUNE 20, 2000 114 STAT. 421 SEC. 244. ADJUSTMENTS TO WIC PROGRAM. (a) DEFINITION.—Section 17(b) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(21) REMOTE INDIAN OR NATIVE VILLAGE.—The term 'remote Indian or Native village' means an Indian or Native village that— "(A) is located in a rural area; "(B) has a population of less than 5,000 inhabitants; and "(C) is not accessible year-around by means of a public road (as defined in section 101 of title 23, United States Code).". (b) COST-OF-LIVING ALLOWANCES FOR MEMBERS OF UNIFORMED SERVICES.— Section 17(d)(2)(B) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(d)(2)(B)) is amended— (1) by striking "income any" and inserting "income— "(i) any"; (2) by striking "quarters" and inserting "housing"; (3) by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and (4) by adding at the end the following: "(ii) any cost-of-living allowance provided under section 405 of title 37, United States Code, to a member of a imiformed service who is on duty outside the continental United States.". (c) PROOF OF RESIDENCY.— Section 17(d)(3) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(d)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following: " (F) PROOF OF RESIDENCY. —An individual residing in a remote Indian or Native village or an individual served by an Indian tribal orgeuiization and residing on a reservation or pueblo may, under standards established by the Secretary, establish proof of residency under this section by providing to the State agency the mailing address of the individual and the name of the remote Indian or Native village.". (d) ADJUSTMENT OF GRANT.— Section 17(h)(1)(B) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(h)(l)(B)) is amended— (1) in clause (i), by striking "the fiscal year 1987" and inserting "the preceding fiscal year"; and (2) in clause (ii)— (A) by striking "the fiscal year 1987" and inserting "the preceding fiscal year"; and (B) by striking subclause (I) and inserting the following: "(I) the value of the index for State and loced government pm-chases, as published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce, for the 12-month period ending June 30 of the second preceding fiscal year; and". (e) ALLOCATION OF FUNDS.— Section 17(h)(5) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(h)(5)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(D) REMOTE INDIAN OR NATIVE VILLAGES. —For noncontiguous States containing a significant number of remote Indian or Native villages, a State agency may convert amounts allocated for food benefits for a fiscal year to the costs of nutrition services and administration to