U.S Code last checked for updates: May 18, 2024
§ 676.
Administration
(a)
Technical assistance to States
(b)
Data collection and evaluation
(c)
Technical assistance and implementation services for tribal programs
(1)
Authority
(2)
Assistance provided
(A)
In general
The technical assistance and implementation services shall be to—
(i)
provide information, advice, educational materials, and technical assistance to Indian tribes and tribal organizations with respect to the types of services, administrative functions, data collection, program management, and reporting that are required under State plans under part B and this part;
(ii)
assist and provide technical assistance to—
(I)
Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and tribal consortia seeking to operate a program under part B or under this part through direct application to the Secretary under section 679c of this title; and
(II)
Indian tribes, tribal organizations, tribal consortia, and States seeking to develop cooperative agreements to provide for payments under this part or satisfy the requirements of section 622(b)(9), 671(a)(32), or 677(b)(3)(G) of this title; and
(iii)
subject to subparagraph (B), make one-time grants, to tribes, tribal organizations, or tribal consortia that are seeking to develop, and intend, not later than 24 months after receiving such a grant to submit to the Secretary a plan under section 671 of this title to implement a program under this part as authorized by section 679c of this title, that shall—
(I)
not exceed $300,000; and
(II)
be used for the cost of developing a plan under section 671 of this title to carry out a program under section 679c of this title, including costs related to development of necessary data collection systems, a cost allocation plan, agency and tribal court procedures necessary to meet the case review system requirements under section 675(5) of this title, or any other costs attributable to meeting any other requirement necessary for approval of such a plan under this part.
(B)
Grant condition
(i)
In general
(ii)
Exception
(C)
Implementation authority
(3)
Appropriation
(d)
Technical assistance and best practices, clearinghouse, data collection, and evaluations relating to prevention services and programs
(1)
Technical assistance and best practices
(2)
Clearinghouse of promising, supported, and well-supported practices
(3)
Data collection and evaluations
The Secretary, directly or through grants, contracts, or interagency agreements, may collect data and conduct evaluations with respect to the provision of services and programs described in section 671(e)(1) of this title for purposes of assessing the extent to which the provision of the services and programs—
(A)
reduces the likelihood of foster care placement;
(B)
increases use of kinship care arrangements; or
(C)
improves child well-being.
(4)
Reports to Congress
(A)
In general
(B)
Public availability
(5)
Appropriation
(e)
Evaluation of State procedures and protocols to prevent inappropriate diagnoses of mental illness or other conditions
(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title IV, § 476, as added Pub. L. 96–272, title I, § 101(a)(1), June 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 511; amended Pub. L. 110–351, title III, § 302, Oct. 7, 2008, 122 Stat. 3972; Pub. L. 115–123, div. E, title VII, §§ 50711(d), 50743(b), Feb. 9, 2018, 132 Stat. 242, 260.)
cite as: 42 USC 676