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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


  • People with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementNancy Lee Jones, Legislative Attorney
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976-78, reel 3, fr. 0303
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15449448M

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