Summary: S.1540 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/24/1987)

Protection for Institutionalized Disabled Individuals Amendments Act of 1987 - Amends the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act to establish a role for State "protection and advocacy systems" (protection and advocacy supported with allotments under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act or the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act) in actions taken by the Attorney General under such Act with respect to institutions for the mentally ill, disabled, retarded, handicapped, or chronically ill.