GENERAL PROVISIONS


§ 6400.1. Introduction.

 This chapter is based on the principle of integration and the right of the individual with an intellectual disability to live a life that is as close as possible in all aspects to the life which any member of the community might choose. For the individual with an intellectual disability who requires a residential service, the design of the service shall be made with the individual’s unique needs in mind so that the service will facilitate the person’s ongoing growth and development.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  6400.1 amended under Articles IX and X of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  901—922 and 1001—1088).

Source

   The provisions of this §  6400.1 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595; amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (361592) and (365603).



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