H.R. 2005: Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011

H.R. 2005

Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011

Date
September 20, 2011 (112th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, September 20, 2011, the House is scheduled consider H.R. 2005 under a suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  The resolution was introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) on May 26, 2011, and referred to the Committee on Energy & Commerce. 

Bill Summary

The bill would extend and reauthorize appropriations through FY2014 for programs established under the Combating Autism Act of 2006, including: (1) the surveillance and research program for autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities (FY2012-2014 $22,000,000 each fiscal year for a total of $66,000,000); (2) the education, early detection, and intervention program for autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities; (FY2012-FY2014 $48,000,000 each fiscal year for a total of $144,000,000) and (3) the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (FY 2012-2014 $161,000,000 each fiscal year for a total of $483,000,000).

Background

This is a reauthorization of the Combating Autism Act of 2006.

Cost

No CBO score was available.