Combating Autism Reauthorization Act

3 Jun

House bill 2005 is now online. As you will see, it is a very brief bill, making modifications to the original Combating Autism Act.

A BILL

To reauthorize the Combating Autism Act of 2006.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011′.

SEC. 2. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SURVEILLANCE AND RESEARCH PROGRAM.

Part R of title III of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280i et seq.) is amended–

(1) in section 399AA(e), by striking `2011′ and inserting `2014′;

(2) in section 399BB(g), by striking `2011′ and inserting `2014′;

(3) in section 399CC(f), by striking `2011′ and inserting `2014′; and

(4) in section 399DD–

(A) in subsection (a), by striking `Not later than 4 years after the date of enactment of the Combating Autism Act of 2006′ and inserting `Not later than 2 years after the date of enactment of the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011′; and

(B) in subsection (b), in paragraphs (4) and (5), by striking `the 4-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act’ and inserting `the 6-year period beginning on the date of enactment of the Combating Autism Act of 2006′.

SEC. 3. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

Section 399EE of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280i-4) is amended to read as follows:

`SEC. 399EE. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

`(a) Developmental Disabilities Surveillance and Research Program- To carry out section 399AA, there is authorized to be appropriated $22,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2014.

`(b) Autism Education, Early Detection, and Intervention- To carry out section 399BB, there is authorized to be appropriated $48,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2011 through 2014.

`(c) Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee; Certain Other Programs- To carry out sections 399CC, 404H, and 409C, there is authorized to be appropriated $161,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2011 through 2014.’.

END

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2 Responses to “Combating Autism Reauthorization Act”

  1. Kassiane June 3, 2011 at 07:44 #

    I see they still don’t acknowledge autistic adults. Apparently we just missed our spaceship home.

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