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Pennsylvania Legislature Considering Bill To Close Remaining Developmental Disability Centers

News | December 5, 2017

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The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a proposal, House Bill 1650, to close the state’s five remaining state-run facilities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The bill calls for transferring all state facility residents with I/DD to a home- and community-based services (HCBS) system and for the disposition of state facility property. The proposal…

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