ERIC Number: ED254983
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May-25
Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984. Report from the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, 98th Congress, 2d Session, to Accompany S. 2573.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The booklet presents the text of the Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984, which retains most provisions of, amends some provisions of, and reorganizes the parts of, the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act. Following brief background information, a section-by-section summary of the Act's revisions is offered. A discussion of the committee bill notes reorganization of the Act into five sections: (1) general provisions, (2) federal assistance for planning and service activities for persons with developmental disabilities, (3) protection and advocacy of individual rights, (4) university affiliated facilities, and (5) special projects. The booklet concludes with a print of the existing statute in roman print and the committee bill in italic. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.