U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 25, 2024
§ 6472.
Definitions
In this part:
(1)
Adult correctional institution
(2)
At-risk
(3)
Community day program
(4)
Institution for neglected or delinquent children and youth
The term “institution for neglected or delinquent children and youth” means—
(A)
a public or private residential facility, other than a foster home, that is operated for the care of children who have been committed to the institution or voluntarily placed in the institution under applicable State law, due to abandonment, neglect, or death of their parents or guardians; or
(B)
a public or private residential facility for the care of children who have been adjudicated to be delinquent or in need of supervision.
(Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1432, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1591; amended Pub. L. 114–95, title I, § 1401(15), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1905.)
cite as: 20 USC 6472