ERIC Number: ED151992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: 0
A Summary of Selected Legislation Relating to the Handicapped, 1975-1976.
Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
The booklet contains brief synopses of legislation enacted by the 94th Congress which affects handicapped persons. Among the 37 acts covered in two sections (major and other legislation benefiting the handicapped) are the following: Developmentally Disabled Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (P.L. 94-103); Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142); National School Lunch Act and Child Nutrition Act of 1966, Amendments of 1975 (P.L. 94-105); Special Health Revenue Sharing Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-63); Housing Authorization Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-375); Public Works Employment Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-369); Arthritis, Diabetes, and Digestive Diseases Amendments of 1976 (P.L. 94-562); Emergency Medical Services Act (P.L. 94-573); Education Amendments of 1976 (P.L. 94-482); National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-317); and Educational Broadcasting Facilities and Telecommunications Demonstration Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-309). For each piece of legislation, information is provided on general scope and implications for the handicapped (in such areas as grants, state standards, and eligibility). Appendixes provide a table which traces the development of each law through the legislative process and a table of cross references to individual summaries of laws found in the 1963-67, 1968, 1971, 1972, and 1974 federal legislative summaries. (SBH)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Laws, Policy, State Standards
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.70)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.