Settlement Agreement between Commonwealth of Virginia and the U.S. Department of Justice
Regarding rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live in their communities rather than in institutions
On January 26, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice and Virginia’s Governor Bob McDonnell announced an agreement to bring the Commonwealth of Virginia into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and improve treatment for Virginians who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Information about the settlement and its local impact for Fairfax-Falls Church residents is provided below:
- Frequently Asked Questions (June 2013)
- Memo from George Braunstein to CSB Stakeholders on the impact of the DOJ Settlement with Virginia (February 6, 2012)
- Full Settlement Agreement posted on Department of Justice's website (January 26, 2012)
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