This Report is a tribute to Texas children with disabilities and their families and to the 82nd Texas Legislature. The Report is a compilation of positive ideas and actions about children with disabilities submitted by Texas Legislators and Governor Committee leadership. Public comments are entered in response to the Legislator statements. With each positive step we take, we move forward to ensure the health, well-being, and future of our most precious gift and legacy... our children.
Action: Proposing legislation to increase accessibility of playgrounds in parks
Submitted by: Representative Eddie Lucio III
House District 38
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“During the 81st Legislative Session I authored House Bill 67 which created the Medicaid Buy-In Program for Children with Special Needs. In November of this year, I filed House Bill 283, which would require all new or renovated parks to have increased wheelchair accessibility for playgrounds.”