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2009 House Bill 4477: Authorize autism research tax checkoff
Introduced by Rep. Kathy Angerer D- on February 26, 2009
To allow an individual to choose to automatically contribute $5 or more from his or her state income tax refund to provide grants to hospitals or universities for research, diagnosis, and treatment of autism, and research on the triggers of autism. The checkoff would have the effect of reducing the amount of a person’s tax refund. A person not receiving a refund could use his or her tax return to contribute to the program.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on February 26, 2009
Reported in the House on March 31, 2009
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on April 21, 2009
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on April 21, 2009