Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

Walden Statement on POTUS Signing Autism CARES Act Into Law

October 2, 2019
Press Release

Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader, 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.

This legislation will benefit Oregonians and Americans all across the nation who are affected by Autism. Walden remains committed to improving and expanding access to quality health care for Oregonians. Learn more about his efforts here.