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State Employment First Efforts: Legislation & Directive/Executive Order
- Employment 1st Legislation (passed): The Individuals with Disabilities Act (CS/HB 7003), enacted in January 2016, established the cross-disability Employment First Act, the Financial Literacy Program for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and the FL Unique Abilities Partner Program.
- Employment First Executive Order: October 2013 Executive Order 13-284 directing state agencies to identify financing and contract methods that will prioritize employment
- FL Interagency Agreement: Interagency agreement among 9 Florida agencies to implement E1.
- Developmental Disabilities Council Employment First Statement: Statement from Florida DD Council in support of Employment First.
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