Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/252

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114 STAT. 1134 PUBLIC LAW 106-310—OCT. 17, 2000 Deadline. Reports. Reports. "(ii) that is knowledgeable in all elements of the adoption process and on providing adoption information and referrals to pregnant women; and "(iii) that is a nonprofit private entity. "(B) The term 'designated staff, with respect to an eligible health center, means staff of the center who provide pregnancy or adoption information and referrals (or will provide such information and referrals after receiving training under a grant under paragraph (1)). "(C) The term 'eligible health centers' means public and nonprofit private entities that provide health services to pregnant women. "(5) TRAINING FOR CERTAIN ELIGIBLE HEALTH CENTERS. — A condition for the receipt of a grant under paragraph (1) is that the adoption organization involved agree to make reasonable efforts to ensure that the eligible health centers with respect to which training under the grant is provided include— "(A) eligible health centers that receive grants under section 1001 (relating to voluntary family planning projects); "(B) eligible health centers that receive grants under section 330 (relating to community health centers, migrant health centers, and centers regarding homeless individuals and residents of public housing); and "(C) eligible health centers that receive grants under this Act for the provision of services in schools. "(6) PARTICIPATION OF CERTAIN ELIGIBLE HEALTH CLINICS. — In the case of eligible health centers that receive grants under section 330 or 1001: "(A) Within a reasonable period after the Secretary begins making grants under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall provide eligible health centers with complete information about the training available from organizations receiving grants under such paragraph. The Secretary shall make reasonable efforts to encourage eligible health centers to arrange for designated staff to participate in such training. Such efforts shall affirm Federal requirements, if any, that the eligible health center provide nondirective counseling to pregnant women. "(B) All costs of such centers in obtaining the training shall be reimbursed by the organization that provides the training, using grants under paragraph (1). "(C) Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of the Children's Health Act of 2000, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress a report evaluating the extent to which adoption information and referral, upon request, are provided by eligible health centers. Within a reasonable time after training under this section is initiated, the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress a report evaluating the extent to which adoption information and referral, upon request, are provided by eligible health centers in order to determine the effectiveness of such training and the extent to which such training complies with subsection (a)(1). In preparing the reports required by this subparagraph, the Secretary shall in no respect interpret the provisions of this section to allow any interference