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112 STAT. 3594 PUBLIC LAW 105-392—NOV. 13, 1998 Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect diagnostic criteria developed pursuant to section 705 of the ADAMHA Reorganization Act (42 U.S.C. 485n note) to health care providers, educators, social workers, child welfare workers, and other individuals. "(d) NATIONAL TASK FORCE. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary shall establish a task force to be known as the National Task Force on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect (referred to in this subsection as the 'Task Force') to foster coordination among all governmental agencies, academic bodies and community groups that conduct or support Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect research, programs, and surveillance, and otherwise meet the general needs of populations actually or potentially impacted by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect. "(2) MEMBERSHIP.— The Task Force established pursuant to paragraph (1) shall— "(A) be chaired by an individual to be appointed by the Secretary and staffed by the Administration; and "(B) include the Chairperson of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome of the Department of Health and Human Services, individuals with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect, and representatives from advocacy and research organizations such as the Research Society on Alcoholism, the FAS Family Resource Institute, the National Organization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the Arc, the academic community, and Federal, State and local government agencies and offices. "(3) FUNCTIONS.— The Task Force shall— "(A) advise Federal, State and local programs and research concerning Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect, including programs and research concerning education and public awareness for relevant service providers, school-age children, women at-risk, and the general public, medical diagnosis, interventions for women at-risk of giving birth to children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect, and beneficial services for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect and their families; "(B) coordinate its efforts with the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome of the Department of Health and Human Services; and "(C) report on a biennial basis to the Secretary and relevant committees of Congress on the current and planned activities of the participating agencies. "(4) TIME FOR APPOINTMENT.— The members of the Task Force shall be appointed by the Secretary not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this part. 42 USC 280f-l. "SEC. 399H. ELIGIBILITY. "To be eligible to receive a grant, or enter into a cooperative agreement or contract under this part, an entity shall— "(1) be a State, Indian tribal government, local government, scientific or academic institution, or nonprofit organization; and "(2) prepare and submit to the Secretary an application at such time, in such manner, and containing such information