ERIC Number: ED117386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar-18
Reference Count: N/A
Developmentally Disabled Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, 1975. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate. Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session on S. 462.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
The full hearing to amend the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act to Revise and Extend the programs authorized by that Act and related Bill is presented. The full texts of S. 462, S. 1194, and J.R. 4005, three pieces of legislation proposing to revise and extend the Developmental Disabilities Act, are given and take up 515 pages of the document. S. Report 94-160 discusses background information, purposes, needs, and hearings regarding S. 462 and serves to accompany that legislation. It describes in detail Title I--Assistance for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Title II--Bill of Rights for Mentally Retarded and Other Persons with Developmental Disabilities and provides a section by section analysis. Assistant Secretary for Legislation, DHEW, Stephen Kurzman's statements before the subcommittee regarding the various bills and disabilities programs are presented, as well as his responses to questions posed by members of the subcommittee. The full texts of prepared statements by various national organizations and related communications regarding S. 462 are included. (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.