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Full Text of HB0018  94th General Assembly


Revenue Committee

Adopted in House on Feb 18, 2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 18 on page 1, by
3 replacing lines 4 through 25 with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5 by adding Section 10-8 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 1305/10-8 new)
7     Sec. 10-8. The Autism Research Fund; grants; scientific
8 review committee. The Autism Research Fund is created as a
9 special fund in the State treasury. From appropriations to the
10 Department from the Fund, the Department must make grants to
11 public or private entities in Illinois for the purpose of
12 funding research concerning the disorder of autism. For
13 purposes of this Section, the term "research" includes, without
14 limitation, expenditures to develop and advance the
15 understanding, techniques, and modalities effective in the
16 detection, prevention, screening, and treatment of autism and
17 may include clinical trials. No more than 20% of the grant
18 funds may be used for institutional overhead costs, indirect
19 costs, other organizational levies, or costs of
20 community-based support services.
21     Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
22 including, without limitation, income tax checkoff receipts
23 and gifts, grants, and awards from any public or private
24 entity, must be deposited into the Fund. Any interest earned on



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1 moneys in the Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
2     Each year, grantees of the grants provided under this
3 Section must submit a written report to the Department that
4 sets forth the types of research that is conducted with the
5 grant moneys and the status of that research.
6     The Department shall promulgate rules for the creation of a
7 scientific review committee to review and assess applications
8 for the grants authorized under this Section. The Committee
9 shall serve without compensation.".