ERIC Number: ED176514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May
A Summary of Selected Legislation Relating to the Handicapped, 1977-78.
National Association of Coordinators of State Programs for the Mentally Retarded, Arlington, VA.
The booklet contains brief synopses of 29 pieces of legislation enacted by the 95th Congress which affect physically and mentally handicapped persons. Covered are the following major pieces of legislation: Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services and Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978 (P.L. 95-602); Housing and Community Development Amendments (P.L. 95-128, P.L. 95-557); Education of the Handicapped Amendments (P.L. 95-49, P.L. 95-561); Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Amendments (P.L. 95-44, P.L. 95-524); and Social Security Act Amendments (P.L. 95-171, P.L. 95-216, P.L. 95-291, P.L. 95-600). Among other legislation addressed are the following: National School Lunch and Child Nutrition Amendments (P.L. 95-166, P.L. 95-627); Food Stamp Act Amendments (P.L. 95-59, P.L. 95-113, P.L. 95-458); and Tax Credits for Employing Handicapped Workers (P.L. 95-30, P.L. 95-600). Appendixes contain a table which traces the development of each law through the legislative process and cross references to individual summaries of laws found in previous issues of the series published by the Office for Handicapped Individuals. (SBH)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Programs, Federal Legislation, Housing, Legislation, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Rehabilitation, Social Services, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-060-00138-1)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office for Handicapped Individuals.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Coordinators of State Programs for the Mentally Retarded, Arlington, VA.