Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities - With An Eye to the Past - 1970's - One Step Forward
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In 1976, the Legislature passed key legislation, including new zoning laws, bonding authorities for group homes and a family subsidy program. Responsibility for the Deaf, Braille, and Sight Saving schools also was transferred to the Department of Education effective in 1977.

 

 

Key Legislation
Key legislation passed in 1976 created new
zoning laws, a bonding authority for
group homes and a family subsidy program.
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