HR 2032

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2032

To protect the interests of each resident of intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in class action lawsuits by federally funded entities involving such residents and in Department of Justice actions that could result in an agreement to move such a resident from that resident's facility.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 26, 2011

Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. GOODLATTE, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. CULBERSON, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. MORAN, Mr. RUSH, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, Mr. MANZULLO, and Mr. FILNER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To protect the interests of each resident of intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded in class action lawsuits by federally funded entities involving such residents and in Department of Justice actions that could result in an agreement to move such a resident from that resident's facility.

SECTION 1. PURPOSES; DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 2. PROTECTING THE INTERESTS OF EACH RESIDENT OF AN ICF/MR IN CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS INVOLVING SUCH RESIDENT.

SEC. 3. PROTECTING THE INTERESTS OF EACH RESIDENT OF AN ICF/MR IN ACTIONS CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE THAT AFFECT THEIR CHOICE OF RESIDENCY.

SEC. 4. PRESERVATION OF STATES' RIGHTS.

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