Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

inclusion. integration. independence.

 

Legislative Updates

NACDD Statement on President’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) has issued a statement on the budget released May 23rd by the White House for Fiscal Year 2018 titled, A New Foundation for American Greatness. Please click here to view.

 

91st General Assembly of Arkansas

House Bill 1030, Act 50 of the 91st General Assembly of Arkansas was signed into law by Governor Hutchinson on January 27, 2017.  This Act directs that certain funds from the Tobacco Settlement be used to reduce the number of Arkansans with developmental disabilities on the waiting list for services.  The estimate is that at least 500 will be taken off the list.  House Bill 1300 proposes a way to completely eliminate the waiting list within 3 years.

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A summary of the 2017 regular session is coming soon.