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H.R. 8070 (93rd): Rehabilitation Act

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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, (Pub.L. 93–112, 87 Stat. 355, enacted September 26, 1973), is a federal law, codified as 29 U.S.C. § 701 et seq. The principal sponsor of the bill was Rep. John Brademas [IN-3]. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 replaces the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to extend and revise the authorization of grants to States for vocational rehabilitation services, with special emphasis on services to those with the most severe disabilities, to expand special Federal responsibilities and research and training programs with respect to individuals with disabilities, to establish special responsibilities in the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare for coordination of all programs with respect to individuals with disabilities within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

May 23, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 1973

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 26, 1973.

Pub.L. 93-112

John Brademas

Representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 1973



May 23, 1973

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Jun 5, 1973
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 18, 1973
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 26, 1973
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 26, 1973
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 8070 (93rd) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8070. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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