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[121 STAT. 1442]
[121 STAT. 1442]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 1442

PUBLIC LAW 110–134—DEC. 12, 2007

‘‘(2) REPORT.—Not later than 30 days after the date the Secretary completes the annual review under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall report the findings and conclusions of the annual review to the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate. ‘‘(d) DISABILITY-RELATED SERVICES.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall track the provision of disability-related services for children, in order to— ‘‘(A) determine whether Head Start agencies are making timely referrals to the State or local agency responsible for providing services under section 619 or part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1419, 1431 et seq.); ‘‘(B) identify barriers to timely evaluations and eligibility determinations by the State or local agency responsible for providing services under section 619 or part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; and ‘‘(C) determine under what circumstances and for what length of time Head Start agencies are providing disabilityrelated services for children who have not been determined under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) to be children with disabilities. ‘‘(2) REPORT.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, the Secretary shall provide a report to the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate on the activities described in paragraph (1). ‘‘(e) EVALUATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING OBESITY PREVENTION.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate a report on the Secretary’s progress in assisting program efforts to prevent and reduce obesity in children who participate in Head Start programs, including progress on implementing initiatives within the Head Start program to prevent and reduce obesity in such children.’’. SEC. 22. COMPARABILITY OF WAGES.

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Section 653 of the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9848) is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘The Secretary shall take’’ and inserting ‘‘(a) COMPARABILITY OF WAGES.—The Secretary shall take’’; and (2) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(b) LIMITATION.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no Federal funds may be used to pay any part of the compensation of an individual employed by a Head Start agency, if such compensation, including non-Federal funds, exceeds an amount equal to the rate payable for level II of the Executive Schedule under section 5313 of title 5, United States Code. ‘‘(2) COMPENSATION.—In this subsection, the term ‘compensation’—

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