A bill to change references in Federal law to mental retardation to references to an intellectual disability, and to change references to a mentally retarded individual to references to an individual with an intellectual disability.
Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2010
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2010.
Senator from Maryland
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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2010
Length: 3 pages
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 2781 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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