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SB18-096

Modernize "Mental Retardation" Terminology

Concerning modernizing statutory provisions that refer to terms related to "mental retardation".
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Human Services
Bill Summary

Intellectual and developmental disability - updates to terminology. Statutory Revision Committee. The act modernizes and makes nonsubstantive changes to provisions of statute that use terms like "mental retardation" or "mentally retarded" by replacing the terms with more appropriate "intellectual and developmental disability" language.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

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