ERIC Number: ED112563
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Summary of Selected Legislation Relating to the Handicapped, 1974.
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Summarized are 32 legislative acts benefitting the handicapped that were enacted by the 93rd Congress (1973-1974). Given for each act are the title, public law number, and synopses of the law's general scope and implications for the handicapped. Listed as major legislation benefitting the handicapped are 1973 Social Security and Rehabilitation Amendments; the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, and 1974 Education, Rehabilitation, and Social Services Amendments. Also summarized is other legislation, including 1973 Maternal and Child Health Amendments, 1974 Social Security Amendments concerning the Supplementary Security Income program, and Juvenile Delinquency and Prevention Act of 1974. Appended are a chart on the legislative history of 36 1973-1974 laws relating to the handicapped and cross references from previous (1963-1972) federal legislative summaries. (LH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.