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Lanterman Act and Related Laws
Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (340 Pages - PDF)
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Impact of Legislation on Programs and Services
Legislative summaries prepared to identify statutory changes that occurred in each legislative session from 1997 through 2008.