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“(1+) Mobile nonanıbulatory' means unable to walk 2 independently or without assistance, but able to move from
3 place to place with the use of devices such as walkers, 4 crutches, wheel chairs, wheeled platforms, and so forth. 5 “(15) Xonambulatory' means imable to walk inde6 pendently, without assistance. 7 " (16) Vonmobile' means unable to move from place to 8 place.
“(17) Normalization principle' means the principle of 10 letting the mentally retarded 'obtain an existence as close to 11 the normal as possible, making available to them ‘patterns 12 and conditions of everyday life which are as close as possible 13 to the norms and patterns of the mainstream of society.' 14 Specifically, 'the use of means that are as culturally normative 15 as possible to elicit and maintain behavior that is as culturally
16 normative as possible.'
“(18) ‘Public financial support programs include, but
18 are not limited to, services for crippled children; aid to the 19 disabled, old age, survivors, and disability insurance, and
20 other benefits available under the Social Security Act;
21 and benefits administered by the Veterans' Administration.
“ (19) Resident' means the general term used in the 23 standards to refer to an individual who receives service from
il residential facility, whether or not such individual is actu
1 ally in residence in the facility. The term thus includes in2 dividuals who are being considered for residence in a fa
3 cility, individuals who were formerly in residence in a facility, 4 and individuals who are receiving services other than domicili5 ary from a facility. (A residential facility, on the other hand, 6
may use the term ‘resident' to refer only to those individuals 7 actually in residence, and may thus distinguish between 8 resident and nonresident recipients of its services.)
“ (20) ‘Resident-living' means pertaining to residential 10
or domiciliary services provided by a facility. 11
“(21) ‘Residential facility' means a facility that provides twenty-four-hour programing services, including residential 13
or domiciliary services, directed to enhancing the health, wel14 fare, and development of individuals classified as mentally 15 retarded. While the facility must provide twenty-four-hour 16
programing for residents, in accordance with their needs, it 17 need not itself operate any programs or services other than 18 residential or domiciliary. For fuller definition, in terms of
“ (22) Rhythm of life' means relating to the normal20 ization principle, under which making available to the men21
tally retarded ‘patterns and conditions of everyday life which 22
are as close as possible to the norms and patterns of the main
stream of society' means providing a normal rhythm of the 2 dny (in respect to arising, getting dressed, participating in 3 play and work activities, eating meals, retiring, and so forth), 4 normal rhythm of the week (differentiation of daily activities
5 and schedules), and normal rhythm of the year.
"(23) 'Surrogate' means an individual who functions in
7 lieu of a resident's parents or family.
“(24) "Time out' means time out from positive rein9 forcement. A behavior modification procedure in which,
10 contingent upon the emission of undesired behavior, the
11 resident is removed froin the situation in which positive re
12 inforcenient is available.".
SEC. 4. (a) Section 1 of the Public Health Service
14 Act is amended by striking out "titles I to X” and inserting
15 in lieu thereof "titles I, II, and XII”.
(b) The Act of July 1, 1944 (58 Stat. 682) is further
17 amended by renumbering title XI (as in effect prior to the
18 date of enactment of this Act) as title XII and by renum
bering sections 1101 through 1114 (as in effect prior to
20 such date) and references thereto sections 1201 through
21 1214 respectively.
H. R. 5552
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 13, 1973 Mr. Waldie introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee
on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
A BILL To assist the States in developing a plan for the provision of com
prehensive services to persons affected by mental retardation and other developmental disabilities originating in childhood, to assist the States in the provision of such services in accordance with such plan, to assist in the construction of facilities to provide the services needed to carry out such plan, and for
other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the "Develop
5 mental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act
6 of 1969."
1 TITLE I-GRANTS FOR PLANNING, PROVISION OF
6 Construotion Act, as amended, is amended by striking out
7 sections 131 through 137 and substituting the following: 8 "PART C-GRANTS FOR PLANNING, PROVISION OF SERV
“(a) to make grants to assist the several States in
developing and implementing a comprehensive and continuing plan for meeting the current and future needs for services to persons affected by developmental disabilities; and
"(b) to make grants to assist public and nonprofit agencies in the construction of facilities for the provision of services to persons affected by developmental dis
"AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS
"SEC. 131. In order to make the grants to carry out the
provisions of section 130, there are authorized to be appro
priated $250,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30,