42 U.S. Code § 5701 - Findings
 So in original. The period probably should be a semicolon.
2008—Pars. (3) to (6). Pub. L. 110–378 added par. (3) and redesignated former pars. (3) to (5) as (4) to (6), respectively.
2003—Pub. L. 108–96 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section contained congressional statement of findings.
1999—Par. (5). Pub. L. 106–71, § 3(a)(1), substituted “an accurate national reporting system to report the problem, and to assist in the development of” for “accurate reporting of the problem nationally and to develop”.
Par. (8). Pub. L. 106–71, § 3(a)(2), added par. (8) and struck out former par. (8) which read as follows: “in view of the interstate nature of the problem, it is the responsibility of the Federal Government to develop an accurate national reporting system and to develop an effective system of care including prevention, emergency shelter services, and longer residential care outside the public welfare and law enforcement structures;”.
1992—Par. (1). Pub. L. 102–586, § 3(a)(1), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “the number of juveniles who leave and remain away from home without parental permission has increased to alarming proportions, creating a substantial law enforcement problem for the communities inundated, and significantly endangering the young people who are without resources and live on the street;”.
Par. (5). Pub. L. 102–586, § 3(a)(3), substituted “care (including preventive services, emergency shelter services, and extended residential shelter) outside the welfare system and the law enforcement system;” for “temporary care outside the law enforcement structure.”
Pars. (6) to (10). Pub. L. 102–586, § 3(a)(2), (4), added pars. (6) to (10).
For short title of title III of Pub. L. 93–415, which enacted this subchapter, as the “Runaway and Homeless Youth Act”, see section 301 of Pub. L. 93–415, as amended, set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.