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PUBLIC LAW 106-310—OCT. 17, 2000 114 STAT. 1203 receiving a grant under subsection (a) the Federal share of the cost of activities described in the application. "(2) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share of a grant made under this section shall not exceed 75 percent of the total cost of the program carried out by the State, political subdivision of a State, Indian tribe, or tribal organization. Such share shall be used for new expenses of the program carried out by such State, political subdivision of a State, Indian tribe, or tribal organization. "(3) NON-FEDERAL SHARE. — The non-Federal share of pay- ments made under this section may be made in cash or in kind fairly evaluated, including planned equipment or services. The Secretary may waive the requirement of matching contributions. "(f) GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION.—The Secretary shall ensure that such grants awarded under subsection (a) are equitably distributed among the geographical regions of the United States and between urban and rural populations. "(g) TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.— Training and technical assistance may be provided by the Secretary to assist a State, political subdivision of a State, Indian tribe, or tribal organization receiving a grant under subsection (a) in establishing and operating a diversion program. "(h) EVALUATIONS.—The programs described in subsection (a) shall be evaluated not less than one time in every 12-month period using the methodology and outcome measures identified in the grant application. "(i) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $10,000,000 for fiscal year 2001, and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 2002 through 2003.". SEC. 3211. IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS THROUGH SERVICES INTEGRATION BETWEEN CHILD WELFARE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. Subpart 3 of part B of title V of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290bb-31 et seq.), as amended by section 3210, is further amended by adding at the end the following: "SEC. 520H. IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLES- 42 USC 290bb- CENTS THROUGH SERVICES INTEGRATION BETWEEN 39. CHILD WELFARE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. "(a) IN GENERAL. — The Secretary shall award grants, contracts or cooperative agreements to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations to provide integrated child welfare and mental health services for children and adolescents under 19 years of age in the child welfare system or at risk for becoming part of the system, and parents or caregivers with a mental illness or a mental illness and a co-occurring substance abuse disorder. "(b) DURATION.— With respect to a grant, contract or cooperative agreement awarded under this section, the period during which payments under such award are made to the recipient may not exceed 5 years. "(c) APPLICATION.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —To be eligible to receive an award under subsection (a), a State, political subdivision of a State, Indian tribe, or tribal organization shall submit an application to the Grants. Contracts. 79-194O-00 - 11:QL3Part2