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110 STAT. 2166 PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 "(A) 50 percent shall be allocated for the purposes described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (1), and "(B) 50 percent shall be allocated for the purposes described in subparagraphs (C) and (D) of paragraph (1). " (3) DEMONSTRATIONS OF INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES. —The Secretary may implement and evaluate demonstrations of innovative and promising strategies which— "(A) provide one-time capital funds to establish, expand, or replicate programs; "(B) test performance-based grant-to-loan financing in which programs meeting performance targets receive grants while programs not meeting such targets repay funding on a prorated basis; and "(C) test strategies in multiple States and types of communities, " (i) CHILD POVERTY RATES.— "(1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this part, sind annually thereafter, the chief executive officer of each State shall submit to the Secretary a statement of the child poverty rate in the State as of such date of enactment or the date of the most recent prior statement under this paragraph. "(2) SUBMISSION OF CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN.— Not later than 90 days after the date a State submits a statement under paragraph (1) which indicates that, as a result of the amendments made by section 103 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, the child poverty rate of the State has increased by 5 percent or more since the most recent prior statement under paragraph (1), the State shall prepare and submit to the Secretary a corrective action plan in accordance with paragraph (3). "(3) CONTENTS OF PLAN.— ^A corrective action plan submitted under paragraph (2) shall outline the manner in which the State will reduce the child poverty rate in the State. The plan shall include a description of the actions to be taken by the State under such plan. "(4) COMPLIANCE WITH PLAN. —A State that submits a corrective action plan that the Secretary has found contains the information required by this subsection shall implement the corrective action plan until the State determines that the child poverty rate in the State is less than the lowest child poverty rate on the basis of which the State was required to submit the corrective action plan. Regulations. "(5) METHODOLOGY. —The Secretary shall prescribe regulations establishing the methodology by which a State shall determine the child poverty rate in the State. The methodology shall take into account factors including the number of children who receive free or reduced-price lunches, the number of food stamp households, and the county-by-county estimates of children in poverty as determined by the Census Bureau. 42 USC 614. "SEC. 414. STUDY BY THE CENSUS BUREAU. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Bureau of the Census shall continue to collect data on the 1992 and 1993 panels of the Survey of Income and Program Participation as necessary to obtain such information as will enable interested persons to evaluate the impact