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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 4076

PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986


(a) BIENNIAL REPORT.—Section 17(d) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(d)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(4) The Secretary shall report biennially to Congress on— "(A) the income and nutritional risk characteristics of participants in the program; "(B) participation in the program by members of families of •' migrant farmworkers; and "(C) such other matters relating to participation in the program as the Secretary considers appropriate.". (b) USE OF EVALUATION FUNDS FOR REPORT.—Section 17(g)(3) of Ante, p. 4071.

such Act (as amended by section 104(2)(A)) is further amended by inserting "preparing the report required under subsection (d)(4), after "health benefits,". SEC. 4304. PLAN OF OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION

State and local governments.


(a) PLAN.—Paragraph (1) of section 17(f) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(fKl)) is amended to read as follows: "(1)(A) Each State agency shall submit annually to the Secretary, by a date specified by the Secretary, a plan of operation and administration for a fiscal year. "(B) To be eligible to receive funds under this section for a fiscal year, a State agency must receive the approval of the Secretary for the plan submitted for the fiscal year. "(C) The plan shall include— "(i) a description of the food delivery system of the State

  • agency and the method of enabling participants to receive

> . supplemental foods under the program, to be administered in .;: accordance with standards developed by the Secretary;

>v "(ii) a description of the financial management system of the

State agency; "(iii) a plan to coordinate operations under the program with ' special counseling services, such as the expanded food and nutrition education program, immunization programs, prenatal care, well-child care, family planning, alcohol and drug abuse counseling, child abuse counseling, and with the aid to families with dependent children, food stamp, and maternal and child health care programs; "(iv) a plan to provide program benefits under this section to, and to meet the special nutrition education needs of, eligible

r migrants and Indians;

"(v) a plan to expend funds to carry out the program during the relevant fiscal year; "(vi) a plan to provide program benefits under this section to unserved and underserved areas in the State, if sufficient funds • are available to carry out this clause; "(vii) a plan to provide program benefits under this section to eligible persons most in need of the benefits and to enroll " ' eligible women in the early months of pregnancy, to the maxi• mum extent practicable; and "(viii) such other information as the Secretary may require. "(D) The Secretary may permit a State agency to submit only those parts of a plan that differ from plans submitted for previous fiscal years. "(E) The Secretary may not approve any plan that permits a person to participate simultaneously in both the program