STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO STATE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
67-6703. Idaho state council on developmental disabilities. (1) The Idaho state council on developmental disabilities is established to engage in advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities that:
(a) Contribute to a coordinated, consumer and family-centered, consumer and family-directed, comprehensive system that includes needed community services, individualized supports, and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families; and
(b) Are consistent with the requirements of the developmental disabilities assistance and bill of rights act of 2000 (P.L. 106-402) and subsequent acts.
(2) For budgetary purposes and for administrative support purposes, the council shall be assigned, by the governor, to a department or office within the state government. However, this assignment shall not interfere with the advocacy, capacity building, and systemic change activities, budget, personnel, plan development or plan implementation of the council, except that the designated state agency shall have the authority necessary to carry out the responsibilities described in P.L. 106-402, section 125(d)(3).
[67-6703, added 1978, ch. 269, sec. 1, p. 620; am. 2002, ch. 113, sec. 3, p. 320.]