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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988

102 STAT. 2405

may terminate a project before the end of such period if he determines that the nonprofit organization conducting the project is not in substantial compliance with the terms of the agreement entered into with the Secretary under this section. (f) EVALUATION AND REPORT.—(1) The Secretary shall conduct an evaluation of the success of each demonstration project conducted under this section in creating job opportunities and may require each nonprofit organization conducting such a project to provide the Secretary with such information as the Secretary determines is necessary to prepare the report described in paragraph (2). (2) Not later than January 1, 1993, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a report containing a summary of the evaluations conducted under paragraph (1), together with such recommendations as the Secretary determines are appropriate. (g) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the

purpose of


making grants to conduct demonstration projects under this section, there is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $6,500,000 for each of the fiscal years 1990, 1991, and 1992. SEC. 506. DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND SERVICES TO HIGH-RISK TEENAGERS. (a) FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.—(1) The Congress finds that—

42 USC 1315 note.

(A) the incidences of teenage pregnancy, suicide, substance abuse, and school dropout are increasing; (B) research to date has established a link between low selfesteem, perceived limited life options and the risk of teenage pregnancy, suicide, substance abuse, and school dropout; (C) little data currently exists on how to improve the selfimage of and expand the life options available to high-risk teenagers; and (D) there currently is no Federal program in place to address the unique and significant problems faced by today's teenagers. (2) It is the purpose of the demonstration projects conducted under this section to provide programs in which a range of non-academic services (sports, recreation, the arts) and self-image counseling are provided to high-risk teenagers in order to reduce the rates of pregnancy, suicide, substance abuse, and school dropout among such teenagers. (b) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Health and Human Services (in Contracts, this section referred to as the "Secretary") shall enter into an agreement with each of 4 States submitting applications under this section for the purpose of conducting demonstration projects in accordance with this section to provide counseling and services to certain high-risk teenagers. (c) NATURE OF PROJECT.—Under each demonstration project conducted under this section— (1) The State shall establish a "Teen Care Plan" that shall consist of the following: (A) A clearing house where high-risk teenagers will be referred to and encouraged to participate in non-academic activities (arts, recreation, sports) which are already in place in the community. (B) A survey of the area to be targeted by the project to determine the need to fund and create new non-academic activities in the area. (C) Counseling services utilizing qualified, locally licensed psychologists, social psychologists, or other mental hesdth