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Mazzeo, Vainiei Huttle, DeAngelo & Lampitt Introduce Bill Requiring State Agency to Give Proper Notice when Services to Developmentally Disabled are Terminated

Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Wayne DeAngelo and Pamela Lampitt have introduced legislation requiring the state to properly notify individuals with developmental disabilities when the services they are receiving are terminated or discontinued.

Mazzeo said he was moved to sponsor the bill after meeting with the Atlantic County Arc and learning that some of their clients had their services terminated without proper notice.

"One of the services provided by the Arc is residential living which allows residents with developmental disabilities to receive the support needed to live independently. Failing to provide proper notice that their services or residential placement is being terminated can put these residents through serious hardship,..." said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic). For More