42 U.S. Code § 280i–3 - Report to Congress

(a) In general
Not later than 2 years after September 30, 2011, the Secretary, in coordination with the Secretary of Education, shall prepare and submit to the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee of the Senate and the Energy and Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives a progress report on activities related to autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.
(b) Contents
The report submitted under subsection (a) shall contain—
(1) a description of the progress made in implementing the provisions of the Combating Autism Act of 2006;
(2) a description of the amounts expended on the implementation of the particular provisions of Combating  [1] Autism Act of 2006;
(3) information on the incidence of autism spectrum disorder and trend data of such incidence since December 19, 2006;
(4) information on the average age of diagnosis for children with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities, including how that age may have changed over the 6-year period beginning on December 19, 2006;
(5) information on the average age for intervention for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, including how that age may have changed over the 6-year period beginning on December 19, 2006;
(6) information on the average time between initial screening and then diagnosis or rule out for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities, as well as information on the average time between diagnosis and evidence-based intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities;
(7) information on the effectiveness and outcomes of interventions for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, including by various subtypes, and other developmental disabilities and how the age of the child may affect such effectiveness;
(8) information on the effectiveness and outcomes of innovative and newly developed intervention strategies for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities; and
(9) information on services and supports provided to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities who have reached the age of majority (as defined for purposes of section 1415 (m) of title 20).


[1]  So in original. Probably should be preceded by “the”.

Source

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, § 399DD, as added Pub. L. 109–416, § 3(a),Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2828; amended Pub. L. 112–32, § 2(4),Sept. 30, 2011, 125 Stat. 361.)
References in Text

The Combating Autism Act of 2006, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), (2), is Pub. L. 109–416, Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2821. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 2006 Amendment note set out under section 201 of this title and Tables.
Amendments

2011—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–32, § 2(4)(A), substituted “Not later than 2 years after September 30, 2011” for “Not later than 4 years after December 19, 2006”.
Subsec. (b)(4), (5). Pub. L. 112–32, § 2(4)(B), substituted “the 6-year period beginning on December 19, 2006” for “the 4-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act”, which for purposes of codification was translated as “the 4-year period beginning on December 19, 2006”.

 

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