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The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000

The text of The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 can be read online at the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (US Department of Health and Human Services) Web site.

Year Description Author/Publisher File Name
1963 Mental Health: Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce House of Representatives Committee of Interstate and Foreign Commerce 63-MHH-CIF.pdf
1965 Implications of 1965 Federal Legislation for Mental Retardation Wilbur J. Cohen and Wallace K. Babington 65-IOF-WJC.pdf
1969 Testimony before U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare Elizabeth M. Boggs, Ph.D 69-TSC-EMB.pdf
1970 Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act of 1970 Mr. Kennedy, The Committee on Labor and Public Welfare 70-DDS-MKT.pdf
1971 Secretary's Committee on Mental Retardation: Programs for the Handicapped National Advisory Council on Services and Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled 71-SCM-NAC.pdf
1971 DD Act (PL 91-517) US Dept HEW 71-DDA-HEW
1973 Developmental Disabilities Act Extension and Rights of Mentally Retarded: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare 73-DDA-CLP.pdf
1974 DD Act of 1974 and Committee Report Mr. Randolph, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare 74-DDA-MRC.pdf
1975 DD Act of 1975 US House and Senate 75-DDA-USH.pdf
1975 DD Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, Report No. 94-473 House of Representatives 75-DDA-HOR
1975 Developmental Disabilities Program – The 1975 Amendments (U.S. Dept. HEW Publication # OHD 76-29001) U.S. Dept. HEW 75-HEW-RWEBB
1978 DD Act of 1978 US House and Senate 78-DDA-USH.pdf
1978 Identification of the New Developmental Disabilities Act, Memo to Marjorie Kirkland, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Robert A. Dublin, Attorney, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare 78-IND-RAD.pdf
1978 DD Act Amendments of 1978 H.R. 11764 House of Representatives 78-DDA-HOR
1978 Capitol Comment: The Probable Extension of the Federal Developmental Disabilities Program – Crusader, Spring, 1978   78-DDP-RWEBB
1979 Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services and Developmental Disabilities Legislation (P.L. 88164, P.L. 93-112, P.L. 93-516, P.L. 94-103, P.O. 94.230, P.L. 95-602) – A Compilation Senate 79-DDA-SEN
1980 Developmental Disabilities Law: Current and Future Summary Report Governmental Affairs Committee 80-DDL-GAC
1981 DD Act of 1981 US House and Senate 81-DDA-3.pdf
1981 Model Roles for Developmental Disabilities Councils National Association of Developmental Disability Councils 81-ROL-RWEBB
1981 The Current and Previous Definitions of Developmental Disabilities, from Special Report on the Impact of the Change in the Definition of DD   81-DEF-RWEBB
1981 News Briefs June 19, 1981 – 97th Congress Senate Subcommitee on the Handicapped, Lowell Weicker, Chairman 81-SH-97th_Congress.pdf
1983 Weicker Headlines '83 NRA Conference: The Text of His Message Journal of Rehabilitation 83-JR-NRA_Conference.pdf
1983 News Briefs February 1983 – 98th Congress -Administration's 1984 Budget: No Massive Funding Cuts Proposed For Programs Serving The Disabled Senate Subcommitee on the Handicapped, Lowell Weicker, Chairman 83-SH-98th_Congress.pdf
1983 Study Regarding Reauthorization of the DD Act Howard Shapiro, Susan Ames-Zierman, National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils 83-SRR-HSS.pdf
1984 DD Act of 1984 US House and Senate 84-DDA-USH.pdf
1984 Rehabilitation Act Amendments – Report No. 98-595 House of Representatives 84-RAA-HOR
1984 Public Law 98-221 Congress 84-DDA-PUB
1984 Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984 Senate 84-DDA-REP
1984 Recommendations to Improve Services for Mentally Retarded Citizens Committee on Appropriations United States Senate 84-REC-APP
1984 DD Act of 1984/ Report No. 98-1074 Conference Report House of Representatives 84-DDA-HOR
1987 DD Act of 1987 US House and Senate 87-DDA-USH.pdf
1987 Congressional Record – House, August 4, 1987   87-CON-RWEBB
1988 NADDC Memo Regarding Advocacy, Education, and "Lobbying" by DD Councils, August 19, 1988 National Association of Developmental Disability Councils 88-NAD-RWEBB
1990 DD Act of 1990 US House and Senate 90-DDA-USH.pdf
1990 Congressional Record, Senate, October 12, 1990: S15200 - S15204 Senate 90-REC-SEN
1991 NADDC Alert, Dec. 17 1991 National Association of Developmental Disability Councils 91-REG-RWEBB
1993 DD Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1993 – Report No. 103-378 House of Representatives 93-ACT-REP
1994 Report No. 103-442: Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1994 House of Representatives 94-ACT-AMD

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