HR 2007

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2007

To establish programs to provide services to individuals with autism and the families of such individuals, and to increase public education and awareness of autism, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 26, 2011

Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for himself and Mr. DOYLE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To establish programs to provide services to individuals with autism and the families of such individuals, and to increase public education and awareness of autism, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. INTERAGENCY AUTISM COORDINATING COMMITTEE.

SEC. 3. SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

`SEC. 399EE. PLANNING AND DEMONSTRATION GRANT FOR SERVICES FOR CHILDREN, TRANSITIONING YOUTH, AND ADULTS.

`SEC. 399EE-1. NATIONAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER FOR AUTISM TREATMENTS, INTERVENTIONS, AND SERVICES.

SEC. 4. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 5. GAO STUDY ON SERVICE PROVISION AND FINANCING.

SEC. 6. EMERGING NEEDS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

`Subpart F--Initiatives on Autism Spectrum Disorders

`SEC. 171. EMERGING NEEDS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY PROGRAM.

`SEC. 172. NATIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE.

SEC. 7. REPORT TO CONGRESS.

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