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104 STAT. 1278 PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 Family Resource Act. 42 USC 12301 note. 42 USC 12351. 42 USC 12352. make allotments to Indian tribes and tribal organizations (such terms having the same meaning given to such terms in section 4(b) and 4(c) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b (b) and (c))) that submit to the Commissioner a plan that meets criteria consistent with the provisions of this chapter and that comply with other requirements established by the Commissioner. (g) LIMITATION. —Grants made under this subtitle may be used to pay not more than 80 percent of the cost of— (1) the preparation, administration, and evaluation of State plans under section 931; (2) the development of comprehensive, efficient, coordinated supportive services under section 932; and (3) the development, expansion, and operation of local fgimily support and resource programs under section 933. The remaining 20 percent of such cost shall be paid by the State with funds from non-Federal sources. CHAPTER 3—NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE SEC. 955. SHORT TITLE. This chapter may be cited as the "Family Resource Act". SEC. 956. FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. (a) FINDINGS.—Congress finds that— (1) fundamental changes in the demographics and economics of family life in the United States over the past 20 years have had a profound effect on children and their parents; (2) since 1966, the number of women working outside the home has increased by 92 percent and the number of two earner families has increased by over 50 percent; (3) 61 percent of the children born today will live in a singleparent family before reaching the age of 20, with one out of every three single female heads of households living on income below the Federal poverty level; (4) one out of every four children under the age of 6 in the United States currently lives below the Federal poverty level; (5) over the past 10 years, parents have increasingly come together with other parents to organize family resource and support programs that promote heathy child development and increase parental competency, particularly families at risk; and (6) Federal investment in promoting the development of family resource and support programs wall reap long-term benefits for individual families and the nation as a whole. (b) PURPOSE.—It is the purpose of this Act to— (1) stimulate the development and expansion of family resource and support programs that are prevention oriented; (2) encourage early intervention of such programs with families to ameliorate problem situations before such situations become crises; and (3) assist parents in enhancing their children's development to ensure that their children enter school prepared and ready to learn. SEC. 957. DEFINITION. As used in this chapter, the term "family resource and support programs" means community-based services that offer sustained