AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT RELATED TERM(S) DISABLED

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT related term(s) Disabled

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT related term(s) Disabled

Amendments

Government regulations: promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), H1193, H1194, H1195, H1196, H1197 [15FE]

——— promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), consideration (H. Res. 736), H1144 [14FE]

Bills and resolutions

Aviation: require air carrier passengers with service animals to adhere to a standard of service animal behavior training, amend definition of service animal, and penalize misrepresentations about a service animal (see S. 2738), S2391 [24AP]

Crime: support efforts to raise awareness and address needs of sexual assault survivors from historically and currently disenfranchised and underserved communities (see S. Res. 487), S2485 [26AP] (see H. Res. 854), H3706 [26AP]

Disabled: protect rights of passengers with disabilities in air transportation (see H.R. 5004), H1126 [13FE]

Employment: require that individuals who perform work for employers as independent contractors be treated as employees relative to civil rights laws (see H.R. 4972), H974 [7FE]

Government regulations: promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), consideration (see H. Res. 736), H1125 [13FE]

Taxation: expand credit for expenditures to provide access to disabled individuals (see H.R. 5536), H3396 [17AP]

Court documents

Enrique Madrinan, Plaintiff, v. Harbour Shopping Center, Inc. and Luza Corp. d/b/a Donut Gallery Diner, Defendants, H1189 [15FE]

Remarks in House

Dept. of Justice: ensure Americans With Disabilities Act compliance materials are available for business owners whose primary language is not English, H1193 [15FE]

Employment: require that individuals who perform work for employers as independent contractors be treated as employees relative to civil rights laws (H.R. 4972), E153 [7FE]

Government regulations: allow awarding of punitive damages in cases where business owners made no good faith effort to remove barriers to access to public accommodations, H1195 [15FE]

——— clarify use of the term ‘substantial progress’ in remedying violations may only be used when delays to removing barriers to access are due to circumstances beyond the violator’s control, H1196 [15FE]

——— eliminate requirement that notice of violation include specific section of legislation alleged to have been violated, H1198 [15FE]

——— eliminate written notice and waiting period requirements for discrimination claims made due to barriers to access to public accommodations, H1194, H1195 [15FE]

——— prohibit requirement that notice of violation include specific section of legislation alleged to have been violated, H1197 [15FE]

——— promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), H1147 [14FE], H1183–H1200, H1202 [15FE], E220 [26FE], E225 [27FE], E266 [6MR]

——— promote compliance through education, clarify requirements for demand letters, and provide for a notice and cure period before commencement of a private civil action (H.R. 620), consideration (H. Res. 736), H1136–H1146 [14FE]

——— reduce time businesses have to fix violations after notification, H1196 [15FE]

Reports filed

ADA Education and Reform Act: Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 620) (H. Rept. 115–539), H731 [30JA]

Consideration of H.R. 620, ADA Education and Reform Act, H.R. 3299, Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act, and H.R. 3978, TRID Improvement Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 736) (H. Rept. 115–559), H1125 [13FE]

Texts of

H. Res. 736, consideration of H.R. 620, ADA Education and Reform Act, H.R. 3299, Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act, and H.R. 3978, TRID Improvement Act, H1136 [14FE]

H.R. 620, ADA Education and Reform Act, H1192 [15FE]

S. Res. 487, support efforts to raise awareness and address needs of sexual assault survivors from historically and currently disenfranchised and underserved communities, S2490 [26AP]