H.R.3590 - ADA Notification Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] (Introduced 02/08/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/15/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.|
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Summary: H.R.3590 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
ADA Notification Act - Amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to deny a court jurisdiction over a civil action with respect to a place of public accommodation or a commercial facility unless: (1) before filing the complaint, the plaintiff provided to the defendant notice of the alleged violation (by registered mail or in person); (2) the notice identified the specific facts that constitute the alleged violation, including identification of the location at which, and the date on which, the violation occurred; (3) at least 90 days have elapsed after the date on which the notice was so provided; (4) the notice informed the defendant that the civil action could not be commenced until the expiration of such 90-day period; and (5) the complaint states that, as of the date on which the complaint is filed, the defendant has not corrected the alleged violation.
Introduced in House (02/08/2000)
Directs that, with respect to a civil action that does not meet the criteria: (1) the court shall impose an appropriate sanction upon the attorneys involved; and (2) if the criteria are subsequently met and the civil action proceeds, the court may not allow the plaintiff attorneys' fees or costs.