General Board Members
Phil Chase – Past President
Chapter Training & Events
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Policy & Advocacy
Public Policy Liaison
State Employment First Efforts: Legislation
- GA Employment First Legislation (passed): Georgia’s Employment First Act (HB 831), signed into law May 2018, established a cross disability E1 policy and E1 Council to oversee implementation.
- GA Legislative Report: Georgia House Study Committee 2015 report on Postsecondary Education and Employment Options for Individuals with IDD; recommended the creation of an E1 Advisory Council.
- GA Legislation Establishing Study Committee: 2015 legislation (HR 642) establishing a House Committee to examine options for an E1 policy in Georgia.
- GA DD Council Statement: Statement issued in 2010 by Georgia Developmental Disabilities Council calling for an Employment First policy in the state.
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Georgia General Assembly
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Find Your Senators
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Find Your U.S. Representatives
Contact your representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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