Summary: H.R.3815 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/21/1989)

Rehabilitation Act Drug Abuse Accountability Amendments of 1989 - Amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), with respect to nondiscrimination in employment under Federal contracts or in federally assisted programs, to exclude from the definition of "individual with handicaps": (1) (except in drug treatment programs) any current user of an illegal drug, when the discriminatory conduct involved is carried out against the individual on the basis of such use; (2) any alcoholic or user of a legal drug whose current use of alcohol or legal drugs either constitutes a direct threat to property or the safety of others or prevents the individual from meeting performance standards or eligibility requirements; (3) students who currently use or possess alcohol or any illegal drug (thus permitting local educational agencies to take disciplinary actions); and (4) any individual with a currently contagious disease or infection which either constitutes a direct threat to the health or safety of others or prevents the individual from meeting performance standards or eligibility requirements.