Historical Analysis of Developmental Disabilities Legislation

1970
P.L. 91-517
1975
P.L. 94-103
1978
P.L. 95-602
1981
P.L. 97-35
Omnibus 
Reconciliation Act
1984
P.L. 98-527
1987
P.L. 100-146
1990
P.L. 101-496
1994
P.L 103-230
1996
P.L. 104-183
2000
P.L. 106-402
LEGISLATION: P.L. 100-146 (1987)
A. DEFINITION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY: No change.
B. PROGRAM: No change.
C. PRIME CONCEPTS: Recognition that families and members of communities can play a central role in lives of persons with developmental disabilities. 

Added to purpose: "to enhance the role of the family."

Definitions added:  family support services, supported employment, child development activities, assistive technology.
D. ALLOTMENT FORMULA: Increase in minimum allotments.
E. USE OF FUNDS: Purpose: to develop comprehensive system and coordinated array of services... through planning and coordination
F. SERVICES: Added to "priority area activity": to increase the capacities and resources of public and private nonprofit entities by various methods: studies and analyses; gathering information; model policies and procedures; influencing policymakers; demonstrating new ways; outreach, training of paraprofessionals, students, volunteers, family members, etc.

Federal priority areas:  community living activities, employment activities, child development activities, and case management activities.
G. ADMINISTRATION: Public review process established for redesignation of administrative agency of State Councils.  (Those within direct service agencies could be redesignated to assure advocacy role of the Council.)

Council membership expanded to include representation from administering agency of Older Americans Act of 1965.
H.  STATE PLAN: Preparation of 1990 Report: 
1. Conduct review and analysis of the eligibility for services provided, and the extent, scope, and effectiveness of, services provided and functions performed by all agencies. 
2. Conduct review and analysis of effectiveness of, and consumer satisfaction with services funded with state and federal funds via: a) survey of people using services; b) obtain comments from all interested persons (i.e., public forums in Minnesota).
I. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: No change.
J. EVALUATION: Continued to be dropped.
K. BILL OF RIGHTS: No change.
L. HABILITATION
PLANS:
Emphasizes that the plan be developed jointly with the person with developmental disabilities, parent/guardian (where appropriate), and service provider.
M. PROTECTION
AND ADVOCACY:
No change.
N. REVIEW PLANS: Required to review significant actions taken by the state with respect to annual survey report and plan of corrections for cited deficiencies of ICF/MRs.
O. EMPLOYEE 
PROTECTION:
No change.
P. SPECIAL REPORTS: 1990 Report: By April 1, 1990, submit to Governor and Legislature final report concerning the review and analyses (under State Plan, above) to include: a) appropriate agency(ies) to serve the traditionally underserved populations; and b) recommendations for remedies. Report then submitted to Secretary of HHS/ADD,which would then submit a composite report to Congress.
Q. PROFESSIONAL     ASSESSMENT
AND EVALUATION SYSTEMS:
No change.
R. UNIVERSITY
AFFILIATED
    PROGRAMS

UAF  changed to UAP.

S. OTHER:  
T. ASSURANCES:  
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