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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to authorize the Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to conduct research on the development of advanced technology prosthetic and orthotic devices.


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Date
02/02/1989Introduced in House

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Date
02/21/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Select Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
02/02/1989Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/02/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor02/02/1989 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Select Education02/21/1989 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/02/1989)

Amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to authorize the Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation to conduct a research program to finance development of advanced technology prosthetic and orthotic devices by Federal, State, and local government agencies and qualified private organizations.

Requires such program to include research on: (1) the development of lower and upper limb devices; (2) useful applications of modern materials; and (3) new methods of utilizing body power.

Directs the Secretary of Education to prescribe regulations for such program within 90 days.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1990 and 1991 for such research program. Requires that at least ten percent of such funds be used to make grants to providers of prosthetic and orthotic services who are approved under agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs.