S.Res.197 - A resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 06/09/2015)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/09/2015 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3974-3975; text as passed Senate: CR S3932-3933) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.197 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (06/09/2015)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Recognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day.
Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Recommends that the United States Postal Service and federal agencies install power-assisted doors at post offices and other federally funded facilities to ensure equal access for all people.
Pledges to continue to identify and remove the barriers that prevent equal access to federal government services.