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 Legislative Council assigned these additional charges to the Commission in 2001:

    1.    First Steps Program; infants and toddlers with disabilities (SEA 50)
    2.    Economic impact of the closing of Muscatatuck Developmental Center (HR 138)