Appropriations Update June 18, 2012
The Senate Appropriations Committee provides $9,760,000 for the Traumatic Brain Injury program. This amount is the same as the fiscal year 2012 comparable level and the budget request.
The program supports implementation and planning grants to States for coordination and improvement of services to individuals and families with traumatic brain injuries. Such services can include: pre-hospital care, emergency department care, hospital care, rehabilitation, transitional services, education, employment, long-term support, and protection and advocacy services. The Committee includes no less than the fiscal year 2012 funding level for protection and advocacy services, as authorized under section 1305 of Public Law 106-310.