Senate Approves Autism CARES Act.

The Hill (8/1, Cox) “Floor Action” blog reports that last night, the Senate approved HR 4631, the Autism CARES Act, a measure reauthorizing “federal support for autism programs.” The bill “requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disorder…research.” In addition, it “extends autism education programs through 2019.” The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.

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— “Senate passes autism bill,” Ramsey Cox, The Hill, July 31, 2014.

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