Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 6.djvu/452

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106 STAT. 5010 PUBLIC LAW 102-586—NOV. 4, 1992 "GRANTS 42 USC 5667e-2. "SEC. 288B. The Administrator shall, by making grants to and entering into contracts with local educational agencies (each of which agency shall be in partnership with a public or private agency, institution, or business), establish and support programs and activities for the purpose of implementing mentoring programs that^ "(1) are designed to link at-risk children, particularly children hving in high crime areas and children experiencing educational failure, with responsible adults such as law eitTorcement officers, persons working with local businesses, and adults working for community-based organizations and agencies; and "(2) are intended to achieve 1 or more of the following goals: "(A) Provide general guidance to at-risk youth. "(B) Promote personal and social responsibility among at-risk youth. "(C) Increase at-risk youth's participation in and enhance their ability to benefit from elementary and secondary education. (D) Discourage at-risk youth's use of illegal drugs, violence, and dangerous weapons, and other criminal activity. "(E) Discourage involvement of at-risk youth in gangs. "(F) Encourage at-risk youth's participation in community service and community activities. "REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES 42 USC 5667e-3. «SEC. 288C. (a) REGULATIONS.— The Administrator, after consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Education, and the Secretary of Labor, shall promulgate regulations to implement this part. "(b) GUIDELINES. —The Administrator shall develop and distribute to program participants specific model guidelines for the screening of prospective program mentors. "USE OF GRANTS 42 USC 5667e-4. "SEC. 288D. (a) PERMITTED USES.—Grants awarded pursuant to this part shall be used to implement mentoring programs, including— "(1) hiring of mentoring coordinators and support stafT; "(2) recruitment, screening, and training of adult mentors; "(3) reimbursement of mentors for reasonable incidental expenditures such as transportation that are directly associated with mentoring; and "(4) such other purposes as the Administrator may reasonably prescribe by regulation. "(b) PROHIBITED USES.— Grants awarded pursuant to this part shall not be used— "(1) to directly compensate mentors, except as provided pursuant to subsection (a)(3); "(2) to obtain educational or other materials or equipment that would otherwise be used in the ordinary course of the grantee's operations; "(3) to support litigation of any kind; or