H.R. 6459 (96th): A bill to provide that the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands shall be entitled to the minimum allotment provided by section 113 of the Development Disabilities Assistance and the Bill of Rights Act to assist States in placing into effect systems to protect and advocate the rights of persons with developmental disabilities.

Introduced:

Feb 7, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Melvin Evans

Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large

Republican

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
2/7/1980--Introduced.Amends the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act to entitle the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands ... Read more >
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Feb 7, 1980

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