The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act is codified in the California Welfare and Institutions Code. This compilation, prepared by the Legislative Counsel, includes the 2022 revisions to the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act and related laws (Divisions 4.1, 4.5, and 4.7 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and Title 14 of the Government Code). For the official and most current versions of the Lanterman Act and other California law, please visit the California Legislative Information website. This edition shows all sections as they are in effect on and after January 1, 2023. If you have questions, please email PIO@dds.ca.gov.
- Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act (384 Pages – PDF)
- Supplemental Codes (70 Pages – PDF)
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Last modified: April 29, 2023