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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-294—APR. 25, 1988

102 STAT. 105

equivalent payable to a GS-18 employee under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, including traveltime. "(2) TRAVEL.—Except as provided in paragraph (3), members of the board, while serving on business of the board away from their homes or regular places of business, may be allowed travel expenses (including per diem in lieu of subsistence) as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. "(3) RESTRICTION.—The Director may not compensate a member of the board under this section if the member is receiving compensation or travel expenses from another source while serving on business of the board. "SEC. 4. INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.

42 USC 5103.

"(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—The Secretary shall establish a task force to be known as the Inter-Agency Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. "(b) COMPOSITION.—The Secretary shall request representation for the task force from Federal agencies with responsibility for programs and activities related to child abuse and neglect. "(c) CHAIRPERSON.—The task force shall be chaired by the Director. "(d) DUTIES.—The task force shall— "(1) coordinate Federal efforts with respect to child abuse prevention and treatment programs; "(2) encourage the development by other Federal agencies of activities relating to child abuse prevention and treatment; "(3) coordinate the use of grants received under this Act with the use of grants received under other programs; "(4) prepare a comprehensive plan for coordinating the goals, objectives, and activities of all Federal agencies and organizations which have responsibilities for programs and activities related to child abuse and neglect, and submit such plan to such Advisory Board not later than 12 months after the date of enactment of the Child Abuse Prevention, Adoption, and Family Services Act of 1988; and "(5) coordinate adoption related activities, develop Federal standards with respect to adoption activities under this Act, and prevent duplication with respect to the allocation of resources to adoption activities. "(e) MEETINGS.—The task force shall meet not less than three times annually at the call of the chairperson. "(f) REPORTS.—The task force shall report not less than twice annually to the Center and the Board. "SEC. 5. NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR INFORMATION RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.

42 USC 5104.

"(a) ESTABLISHMENT.—Before the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of the Child Abuse Prevention, Adoption, and Family Services Act of 1988, the Secretary shall through the Center, or by contract of no less than 3 years duration let through a competition, establish a national clearinghouse for information relating to child abuse. "(b) FUNCTIONS.—The Director shall, through the clearinghouse established by subsection (a)— "(1) maintain, coordinate, and disseminate information on all programs, including private programs, that show promise of

Contracts,