Commission on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

The Commission has the following responsibilities:
    1. Reviewing and making recommendations regarding the implementation of the comprehensive plan prepared by the developmental disabilities task force (P.L. 245-1997, SEC. 1)
    2. Making recommendations regarding the development by the division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services of a statewide plan to address quality assurance in community based services.

The Commission was given these additional charges.
    A. Study the issues relating to the Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities Program (First Steps) (SCR 47)
    B. Study and make recommendations concerning the issue of requiring all persons who work with developmentally disabled persons to undergo criminal history checks. (Legislative Council)