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PUBLIC LAW 96-272—JUNE 17, 1980 (5)(A) Subject to the repeal provided under paragraph (2), the last paragraph of section 408 of the Social Security Act is amended to read as follows: "For the purposes of this section, the term 'foster family home' means a foster f^nily home for children which is licensed by the State in which it is situated or has been approved, by the agency of such State having responsibility for licensing homes of this type, as meeting the standards established for such licensing; and the term
- child-care institution' means a nonprofit private child-care institution, or a public child-care institution which accommodates no more
than twenty-five children, which is licensed by the State in which it is situated or has been approved, by the agency of such State responsible for licensing or approval of institutions of this type, as meeting the standards established for such licensing; but the term shall not include detention facilities, forestry camps, training schools, or any other facility operated primarily for the detention of children who are determined to be delinquent.. (B) The amendment made by subparagraph (A) shall be effective with respect to expenditures made on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. (b)(l) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall conduct a study of programs of foster care and adoption assistance established under part IV-E of the Social Security Act (as added by subsection (a) of this section), and shall submit to the Congress, not later than October 1, 1983, a full and complete report thereon, together with his recommendations as to (A) whether such part IV-E should be continued, and if so, (B) the changes (if any) which should be made in such part IV-E. (2) Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (A) a determination as to (i) the extent of reduction that has occurred in the duration of foster care under such programs, (ii) the extent to which such progreims of adoption assistance have resulted in an increase in the adoption of children who otherwise would have remained in foster care under State plans approved under title IV-A or IV-E of the Social Security Act, and (iii) the extent to which the availability of Federal funding for adoption assistance under title IV-E of such Act has resulted in States' initiating or expanding programs for adoption assistance, and (B) specific legislative recommendations for ways to bring about further reduction in the duration of foster care for children.
94 STAT. 513 Ante, p. 512. "Foster family home."
Effective date. 42 USC 608 note. Report to Congress. 42 USC 670 note. Ante, p. 501.
42 USC 601, ante, p. 501.
FEDERAL PAYMENTS FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN VOLUNTARILY PLACED IN FOSTER CARE
SEC. 102. (a)(1) Effective with respect to expenditures made after September 30, 1980, and before October 1, 1983, section 472(a) of the Social Security Act (as added by section 101 of this Act) is amended— (A) by inserting "occurred pursuant to a voluntary placement agreement entered into by the child's parent or legal guardian, or" after "removal from the home" in paragraph (1); (B) by striking out "a determination" in paragraph (3) and inserting in lieu thereof "the voluntary placement agreement or judicial determination"; (C) by inserting "such agreement was entered into or" after "the month in which" in paragraph (4)(A); and
Ante, p. 503.