ERIC Number: ED112562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-2
Reference Count: N/A
Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1975; Calendar No. 163, 94th Congress, 1st Session, Senate. Report No. 94-169.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
The report of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare deals with S. 1256, a bill which contains amendments to extend through June 30, 1977 the entitlement formula for payments to the states provided under Part B of the Education of the Handicapped Act as amended by Public Law 93-380. It is explained that the amended bill's purpose is to enable the states to provide equal educational opportunity for handicapped children 3-through 21-years-old and that payments may also be used for the early identification and assessment of handicapping conditions in children under 3 years of age. Included are brief sections describing the need for legislation; hearings that have been held; a section-by-section analysis of S. 1256; and changes in existing law with regard to state entitlements, grants to states, and allocations of appropriations. (LH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act 1970