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1 for a prepaid health care plan eligible for Federal assistance 2 where such clinics or special projects so request. All such 3 clinics, special projects, and prepaid health care plans shall 4 provide outreach and followup services,".
SEC. 3. Section 310 of the Public Health Service Act is 6 further amended by inserting "(a)" immediately after the 7 section designation and by adding at the end of such sub8 section the following new subsection:
9 "(b) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated 10 $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, 11 $25,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, $35,12 000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, $40,000,13 000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, and $45,000,14 000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1977, to enable the 15 Secretary to assist in the provision of necessary hospital 16 care to domestic agricultural migratory workers and their 17 families."
SEC. 4. Section 310 of the Public Health Service Act is 19 further amended by adding at the end of new subsection (b) 20 the following new subsection:
"(c) In making grants under this section the Secretary 22 shall give priority to those applicants whose policymaking 23 body is composed of a majority of persons who are consumers 24 of its services, where competing applicants appear to the 25 Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to be equally 26 qualified."
93D CONGRESS 1ST SESSION
H. R. 2373
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
JANUARY 18, 1973
Mr. O'HARA introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the program of assistance for health services for domestic migrant agricultural workers.
1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That the first sentence of section 310 of the Public Health 4 Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242h) is amended by striking out 5 "and" immediately after "1972," and by inserting after 6 "1973" the following: ", and for each succeeding fiscal year, 7 such sums as may be necessary".
[H.R. 5576, introduced by Mr. Ashley on March 14, 1973;
H.R. 5582, introduced by Mr. Casey of Texas on March 14, 1973;
H.R. 5785, introduced by Mr. Harrington (for himself, Ms. Abzug, Mr. Badillo, Mr. Burton, Ms. Chisholm, Mr. Cronin, Mr. de Lugo, Mr. Drinan, Mr. Eilberg, Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Hechler of West Virginia, Mr. Helstoski, Miss Jordan, Mr. Mitchell of Maryland, Mr. Moakley, Mr. Murphy of New York, and Mr. Nedzi) on March 19, 1973; and
H.R. 5786, introduced by Mr. Harrington (for himself, Mr. Owens, Mr. Price of Illinois, Mr. Podell, Mr. Roe, Mr. Rosenthal, Mr. Roybal, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Schroeder, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Stark, Mr. Tiernan, Mr. Waldie, Mr. Wolff, Mr. Won Pat, and Mr. Yatron) on March 19, 1973,
are similar as follows:]
To provide for accelerated research and development in the care and treatment of autistic children, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That this Act may be cited as the "Autistic Children 4 Research Act".
AMENDMENT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT
SEC. 2. Part E of the Public Health Service Act is
7 amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
"RESEARCH PROGRAM ON AUTISM
9 "SEC. 446. (a) The Director of the National Institute
10 of Child Health and Human Development shall
"(1) plan and develop a coordinated autism re
search program encompassing the programs of the National Institutes of Health and related programs of
other research institutes, and other Federal and non
"(2) collect, analyze, and disseminate all data useful in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of autism; and
"(3) establish comprehensive, coordinated diagnostic and evaluation procedures that provide for early detection and effective guidance for autistic children.
"(b) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry 13 out the purposes of this section such suns as may be 14 necessary.
"LEARNING AND CARE CENTERS
"SEC. 447. (a) The Secretary may make grants, loans, 17 and loan guarantees to any public or private nonprofit 18 entity operating or proposing to operate a residential or 19 nonresidential center with education programs for autistic 20 children,
"(b) A grant, loan, or loan guarantee under this sec22 tion may be made only after the Secretary approves a 23 plan submitted by such entity submitted in such form and 24 containing such information as the Secretary may require.
"(c) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry
2 out the provisions of this section $500,000 for fiscal year
3 1974 and $5,000,000 per annum for fiscal years 1975, 4 1976, 1977, and 1978.
"(d) For the purposes of this section and section 446
6 the term 'autistic' means severe disorders of communica7 tion and behavior such as infantile absorption in fantasy 8 as escape from reality, childhood schizophrenia, and other 9 child psychoses."
EDITOR's NOTE: H.R. 5785 and H.R. 5786 have a different subparagraph (d) on page 3 as follows:
"(d) For the purposes of this section and section 446 the term 'autistic' means, but is not limited to, those afflicted with infantile autism (Kanner's syndrome), profound aphasia, childhood psychosis, or any other condition characterized by severe deficits in language ability and behavior and by the lack of ability to relate appropriately to others."