S. 2781 (111th): Rosa’s Law

Introduced:

Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 5, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-256

Sponsor:

Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Nov 17, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 26, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 5, 2010
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 22, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 5, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about 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.

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