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Federal Laws

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act

Olmstead Community Integration Mandate:  a supreme court ruling that eliminated segregation within the community for persons with disabilities

Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Wage and Hour

OSHA Laws (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

 

State Laws

Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Act of 1966

Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation Law

Minimum Wage Law

Act 28 of 1995 - Neglect of Care-Dependent Persons

Act 13 of 1997 - Older Adults Protective Services Act (OAPSA)

Act 55 of 1997 - Institutions of Purely Public Charity Act

Act 171 of 2002 - amending OAPSA to eliminate duplicative abuse reporting for ID providers

Act 169 of 2006 - Advance Directive for Health Care Act

Act 134 of 2006 - Lobbying Disclosure Act

Act 3 of 2008 - Right to Know Law

Act 70 of 2010 - Adult Protective Services Act (APS)

 

Tools

Pennsylvania General Assembly Bill Search

Congressional Bill Search