physical activity.”

(42 U.S.C. ­§ 280h-3. Subchapter on General Powers and Duties. Programs to Improve the Health of Children. Health professional education and training.)

  • “(b) Centers of excellence in autism spectrum disorder epidemiology; (1) In general; The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall, subject to the availability of appropriations, award grants or cooperative agreements for the establishment of regional centers of excellence in autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities epidemiology for the purpose of collecting and analyzing information on the number, incidence, correlates, and causes of autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities.”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 280i. Subchapter on General Powers and Duties. Programs Relating to Autism. Developmental disabilities surveillance and research program.)

  • “(a) In general; The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and in consultation with the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children established under section 300b-10 of this title, shall provide for—(1) quality assurance for laboratories involved in screening newborns and children for heritable disorders, including quality assurance for newborn-screening tests, performance evaluation services, and technical assistance and technology transfer to newborn screening laboratories to ensure analytic validity and utility of screening tests; and (2) appropriate quality control and other performance test materials to evaluate the performance of new screening tools.”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 300b-12. Subchapter on Genetic Diseases, Hemophilia Programs, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Genetic Diseases. Laboratory quality.)

  • “(a) In general; Not later than 180 days after April 24, 2008, the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and in consultation with the Administrator and State departments of health (or related agencies), shall develop a national contingency plan for newborn screening for use by a State, region, or consortia of States in the event of a public health emergency.”

    (42 U.S.C. ­§ 300b-14. Subchapter on Genetic Diseases, He-



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