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disability, such screening procedures must meet the

requirements in new §303.320 (proposed §303.303).

The lead agency may use interagency agreements or other methods to coordinate with primary referral sources, such as the State agency that administers the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), to conduct child find and ensure identification of at-risk infants and toddlers who may be eligible for services under Part C of the Act.

The screening procedures in new §303.320 (proposed

§303.303) are consistent with section 637(a)(6) of the Act

and the policy, reflected in the legislative history cited by the commenter, that not every child referred to the Part C program must be evaluated. Therefore, we decline to revise the regulations as requested by the commenter.

Changes: None.

Comment: One commenter requested clarification of the

scope of the phrase “affected by illegal substance abuse”

in new §303.303(b) (proposed §303.302(b)). Specifically,

the commenter asked who must be referred for early intervention services under this provision.

Discussion: The language “affected by illegal substance

abuse” in new §303.303(b) (proposed §303.302(b)) is from

section 637(a)(6)(B) of the Act, which requires children

who are “affected by illegal substance abuse” to be