H.R.8863: Words Matter Act of 2022

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Words Matter Act of 2022 This bill removes outdated terminology in specified statutes by replacing references to mentally retarded and mental retardation with intellectual disability.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Sept. 15, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Sept. 15, 2022

Introduced in the House by Mark Pocan (D-Wis.)

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