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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2356

PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988

42 USC 667 note.

SEC. 128. STUDY OF CHILD-REARING COSTS.

Grants. Contracts.

The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall, by grant or contract, conduct a study of the patterns of expenditures on children in 2-parent families, in single-parent families following divorce or separation, and in single-parent families in which the parents were never married, giving particular attention to the relative standards of living in households in which both parents and all of the children do not live together. The Secretary shall submit to the Congress no later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act a full and complete report of the results of such study, including such recommendations as the Secretary may have for legislative, administrative, and other actions. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section.

Reports.

Appropriation authorization.

SEC. 129. COLLECTION AND REPORTING OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT DATA.

Part D of title IV of the Social Security Act is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "COLLECTION AND REPORTING OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT DATA

42 USC 669.

"SEC. 469. (a) The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall collect and maintain, on a fiscal year basis, up-to-date statistics, by State, with respect to each of the services specified in subsection (b) (separately stated in the case of each such service for families receiving aid under plans approved under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act and for families not receiving such aid), on— "(1) the number of cases in the child support enforcement agency caseload under part D of title IV of such Act which need the service involved; and "(2) the number of such cases in which the service has actually been provided. "(b) The services referred to in subsection (a) are— "(1) paternity determination; "(2) location of an absent parent for the purpose of establishing a child support obligation; "(3) establishment of a child support obligation; and "(4) location of an absent parent for the purpose of enforcing or modifying an established child support obligation. "(c) For purposes of subsection (a)(2), a service has actually been provided when the task described by the service has been accomplished.".

TITLE II—JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND BASIC SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM SEC. 201. ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF PROGRAM.

(a) STATE PLAN REQUIREMENT.—Section 402(a)(19) of the Social

42 USC 602.

Security Act is amended to read as follows: "(19) provide— "(A) that the State has in effect and operation a job opportunities and basic skills training program which meets the requirements of part F; "(B) that—