Advocacy

Florida Senate Health Policy Committee Passes SB 2654!

(Tallahassee, FL - April 2, 2008) Yesterday the Florida State Senate Health Policy Committee held a hearing on SB 2654. 

SB2654 passed the Senate Health Policy Commit... More...

Pennsylvania Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Holds Hearing on HB 1150

(Harrisburg, PA - April 2, 2008) The most important day for autism insurance coverage in Pennsylvania took place yesterday, when the Pennsylvania Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, chaired by Senator Don White, held a ... More...

Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Louisiana

(Baton Rouge, LA - March 28, 2008) Legislation has been introduced in Louisiana to require insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders. The bill has been introduced by State Representative Franklin Foil (R-70) of Baton Rouge.... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the Arizona Autism Community in Hailing Governor Janet Napolitano and State Legislators for Enacting Autism Insurance Legislation

(NEW YORK, NY - March 21, 2008)  Autism Speaks today joined Arizona families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Janet Napolitano and the state's legislators for enacting House Bill 2847, w... More...

PA Autism Insurance Bill Senate Hearing Set for APRIL 1, 2008

 

(Harrisburg, PA - March 19, 2008) The most important day for autism insurance coverage in Pennsylvania is swiftly approaching in Pennsylvania!

On April 1, 2008 at 10 AM, Capitol Building Complex (Harrisbu... More...

Autism Insurance Bills PASS First Round of Committee Meetings!!

Tallahassee, FL  (March 18, 2008) --  Both SB 2654 and HB 1291 passed in the State House and Senate Committee meetings today!! These bills will reform Florida state law to provide appropriate insurance coverage... More...

Dodd/Collins 2008 Budget Amendment Passes

(Washington, DC - March 14, 2008) Autism Speaks sends heartfelt thanks to our many supporters in the Senate for their steadfast support of autism research funding. Senator Chris Dodd and Senator Susan Collins offered an  amen... More...

Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Missouri State General Assembly

(Jefferson City, MO - March 13, 2008)   Legislation was recently introduced in the state of Missouri by State Representative Sam Page (D-82), House Bill 2351, and Senator Chris Koster (D-31), Senate Bill 1229 that r... More...

Florida State Legislature to Hold Committee Hearings on Autism Insurance Bills!

(Tallahassee, FL - March 17, 2008)  Tomorrow, both the Florida State House and State Senate will be holding hearings on autism insurance reform legislation, House Bill 1291 and Senate Bi... More...

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