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[121 STAT. 1416]
[121 STAT. 1416]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1416

PUBLIC LAW 110–134—DEC. 12, 2007

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that provide that the agency will serve children eligible under clause (i) or (ii) prior to serving the children eligible under this subclause; ‘‘(iv) that any Head Start agency serving children eligible under clause (iii)(II) shall report annually to the Secretary information on— ‘‘(I) how such agency is meeting the needs of children eligible under clause (i) or (ii), in the area served, including local demographic data on families of children eligible under clause (i) or (ii); ‘‘(II) the outreach and enrollment policies and procedures established by the agency that ensure the agency is meeting the needs of children eligible under clause (i) or (ii) (or clause (iii)(I) if the child involved has a disability) prior to meeting the needs of children eligible under clause (iii)(II); ‘‘(III) the efforts, including outreach efforts (that are appropriate to the community involved), of such agency to be fully enrolled with children eligible under clause (i) or (ii); ‘‘(IV) the policies, procedures, and selection criteria such agency is implementing to serve eligible children, consistent with clause (iii)(II); ‘‘(V) the agency’s enrollment level, and enrollment level over the fiscal year prior to the fiscal year in which the report is submitted; ‘‘(VI) the number of children served by the agency, disaggregated by whether such children are eligible under clause (i), clause (ii), clause (iii)(I), or clause (iii)(II); and ‘‘(VII) the eligibility criteria category of the children on the agency’s waiting list; ‘‘(v) that a child who has been determined to meet the eligibility criteria described in this subparagraph and who is participating in a Head Start program in a program year shall be considered to continue to meet the eligibility criteria through the end of the succeeding program year. ‘‘(C) In determining, for purposes of this paragraph, whether a child who has applied for enrollment in a Head Start program meets the eligibility criteria, an entity may consider evidence of family income during the 12 months preceding the month in which the application is submitted, or during the calendar year preceding the calendar year in which the application is submitted, whichever more accurately reflects the needs of the family at the time of application.’’; and (B) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(3)(A) In this paragraph: ‘‘(i) The term ‘dependent’ has the meaning given the term in paragraphs (2)(A) and (4)(A)(i) of section 401(a) of title 37, United States Code. ‘‘(ii) The terms ‘member’ and ‘uniformed services’ have the meanings given the terms in paragraphs (23) and (3), respectively, of section 101 of title 37, United States Code. ‘‘(B) The following amounts of pay and allowance of a member of the uniformed services shall not be considered to be income for purposes of determining the eligibility of a dependent of such member for programs funded under this subchapter:

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