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Meeting the needs of mentally impaired citizens of Texas

Texas. Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.

Meeting the needs of mentally impaired citizens of Texas

appropriations request of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for the 1976-77 biennium, presented by Kenneth D. Gaver, commissioner, to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Appropriations Committee of the 64th Texas Legislature.

by Texas. Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.

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Published by The Department in [Austin] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Texas. Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
    • People with mental disabilities -- Services for -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsGaver, Kenneth D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV3006.T4 T48 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 leaves, [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5258723M
      LC Control Number75332325

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