Commission on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

The Commission on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities was created by P.L. 78- 1994. The Commission is charged with the responsibility of developing a long-range plan for community-based services. A second responsibility is to review, make recommendations, and monitor changes regarding services to the mentally retarded and developmentally disabled population. P.L. 245-1997 amended the original legislation and extended the life of the Commission to January 1, 2001.