Adding Intellectual Disability Language into Statute

HB 1021 – People First Language 2018

Primary Sponsor: Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover)

Bill Summary

This bill would update the general statutes of NC with people first language by changing the phrase “mental retardation” to intellectual disability in certain sections.  The bill also makes technical amendments in these sections as recommended by the General Statutes Commission.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on May 24,2 018.


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