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Walden and Burgess on POTUS Signing Autism CARES Act Into Law


10.02.19

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Dr. Michael Burgess (R-TX) released the following statement applauding the signing into law of the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act of 2019 or the “AUTISM Cares Act of 2019 (H.R. 1058):

“The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act boosts critical resources for Autism research. This legislation extends funding for the interagency task force dedicated to advancing Autism science, which will help support Americans affected by Autism. We commend President Trump for signing this Energy and Commerce legislation into law,” said Walden and Burgess.

Background:

H.R. 1058, the “Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act of 2019” or the “AUTISM Cares Act of 2019”, reauthorizes research funding and the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. This legislation advanced out of the Energy and Commerce Committee in July.


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Health (116th Congress)
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