HB 991: Intellectual Disabilities
GENERAL BILL by Van Zant
Intellectual Disabilities; Substitutes Arc of Florida for Association for Retarded Citizens for purposes of certain proceedings relating to children; substitutes term "intellectual disability" for "mental retardation"; clarifies that meaning of terms "intellectual disability" or "intellectually disabled" is same as meaning of terms "mental retardation," "retarded," & "mentally retarded" for purposes of matters relating to criminal laws and court rules; revises definitions relating to intermediate care facilities for developmentally disabled to delete unused terms; expresses legislative intent.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (HSAS)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 97
• Introduced -HJ 97
• Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
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