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PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1263 (3) NONPROFIT.— The term '"nonprofit", as applied to any agency, institution, or organization, means an agency, institution, or organization that is, or is owned and operated by, one or more corporations or associations, no part of the net earnings of which may lawfully inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. (4) SECRETARY. — The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (5) STATE.— The term "State" includes the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. (6) YOUNG INDIVIDUAL. —The term "young individual" means any child or youth from birth to 21 years of age. Subtitle A—Establishment of Administration and Awarding of Grants for Programs CHAPTER 1—ADMINISTRATION ON CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES SEC. 915. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ADMINISTRATION ON CHILDREN, 42 USC 12311. YOUTH, AND FAMILIES. (a) IN GENERAL. — T here is established within the Department of Health and Human Services an Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. (b) COMMISSIONER. — (1) ESTABLISHMENT. — (A) IN GENERAL. —The Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, as established under subsection (a), shall be headed by a Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families. (B) COMPENSATION. —Section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new item: "Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families.". (2) APPOINTMENT.—The President, by and with the advice and President. consent of the Senate, shall appoint the Commissioner. SEC. 916. FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER. 42 USC 12312. (a) IN GENERAL.— The Commissioner shall— (1) serve as the effective and visible advocate for children, youth, and families within the Department of Health and Human Services and with other departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the Federal Government by maintaining active review and commenting responsibilities, as appropriate, concerning Federal policies affecting young individuals, and the families of young individuals; (2) collect and disseminate information related to the problems of young individuals and the families of such individuals; (3) assist the Secretary in appropriate matters pertaining to young individuals, and the families of such individuals; (4) administer the grants authorized under this subtitle;