CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
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.
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).
This is a reauthorization of the Combating Autism Act of 2006.
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