42 U.S. Code § 3030s - Definitions
The term “child” means an individual who is not more than 18 years of age.
In providing services under this part, for family caregivers who provide care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders with neurological and organic brain dysfunction, the State involved shall give priority to caregivers who provide care for older individuals with such disease or disorder.
2016—Pub. L. 114–144, § 4(m), substituted “this part” for “this subpart” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–144, § 4(k)(2)(A)(i), struck out “or who is an individual with a disability” before period at end.
Subsec. (a)(2), (3). Pub. L. 114–144, § 4(k)(2)(A)(ii), added pars. (2) and (3) and struck out former par. (2) which defined grandparent or older individual who is a relative caregiver.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–144, § 4(k)(2)(B), substituted “this part,” for “this subpart—”, struck out par. (1) designation before “for family caregivers”, and struck out par. (2) which read as follows: “for grandparents or older individuals who are relative caregivers, the State involved shall give priority to caregivers who provide care for children with severe disabilities.”
2006—Pub. L. 109–365 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and inserted heading, inserted “or who is an individual with a disability” after “age” in par. (1), substituted “a child by blood, marriage, or adoption” for “a child by blood or marriage” and “55 years” for “60 years” in par. (3), redesignated par. (3) as (2), struck out former par. (2) which defined term “family caregiver”, and added subsec. (b).
“The authority and obligations established by this Act shall terminate on the date that is 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act [Jan. 22, 2018].”
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