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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-512—OCT. 19, 1984

98 STAT. 2409

Public Law 98-512 98th Congress An Act To revise and extend the programs of assistance under titles X and XX of the Public Health Service Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That whenever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or a repeal of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Public Health Service Act. SEC. 2. (a) Section 2010(a) (42 U.S.C. 300z-9(a)) is amended by striking out "and" after "1983," and by inserting before the period a comma and "and $30,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985". (b) Section 2001(a)(5) (42 U.S.C. 300z(a)(5)) is amended to read as follows: "(5) pregnancy and childbirth among unmarried adolescents, particularly young adolescents, often results in severe adverse health, social, and economic consequences including: a higher percentage of pregnancy and childbirth complications; a higher incidence of low birth weight babies; a higher infant mortality and morbidity; a greater likelihood that an adolescent marriage will end in divorce; a decreased likelihood of completing schooling; and higher risks of unemployment and welfare dependency; and therefore, education, training, and job research services are important for adolescent parents;". (c) Section 2001(b)(3) (42 U.S.C. 300z(b)(3)) is amended by inserting "both" before "for pregnant adolescents" in the matter preceding subparagraph (A). (d) Section 2002(a)(4)(H) (42 U.S.C. 300z-l(a)(4)(H)) is amended by striking out "and referral to such services". (e) Section 2008(g) (42 U.S.C. 300z-7(g)) is repealed. SEC. 3. (a) Section 1001(c) (42 U.S.C. 300(c)) is amended by striking out "and" after "1983;" and by inserting before the period a semicolon and "and $158,400,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985".

Oct. 19, 1984 [S. 2616] Children and youth.

42 USC 201 note.