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 Bill Status of SB1522  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  DEAF CHILDREN'S BILL OF RIGHTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. M. Maggie Crotty and Vince Demuzio

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Bill of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Act. Provides that the General Assembly recognizes that it is essential for the educational and emotional growth of children who are deaf and hard of hearing to have early identification services, early intervention services, certain educational opportunities, full and equal access to all programs within the children's educational setting, deaf and hard of hearing role models, and external support and related services. Requires the local school to provide and make available unbiased information and resources concerning available programs, options, and services to parents and legal guardians. Requires the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission to carry out the intent of the Act and develop and disseminate information and resources to ensure implementation of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/27/2003SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  3/12/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Vince Demuzio
  3/13/2003SenatePostponed - Health & Human Services
  3/14/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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