42 USC 10412 - Authority of Secretary
In order to carry out the provisions of this chapter, the Secretary is authorized to
Not later than 90 days after May 28, 1992, the Secretary shall publish proposed regulations implementing sections 10402, 10407, and 10414 of this title. Not later than 120 days after May 28, 1992, the Secretary shall publish final regulations implementing such sections.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to supersede the application of State or local requirements for the reporting of incidents of suspected child abuse to the appropriate State authorities.
Of the amount appropriated under section 10409 (a) of this title for each fiscal year (and not reserved under section 10409 (a)(2) of this title), not more than 2.5 percent shall be used by the Secretary for evaluation, monitoring, and other administrative costs under this chapter.