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Friday, April 22, 2011

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Statutory Language and Recent Issues

Nancy Lee Jones
Legislative Attorney

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides broad nondiscrimination protection in  employment, public services, public accommodations, services operated by public entities,  transportation, and telecommunications for individuals with disabilities. This report summarizes  the major provisions of the ADA and analyzes selected recent issues, including the Supreme  Court cases and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.

Date of Report: April 12, 2011
Number of Pages: 38
Order Number: 98-921
Price: $29.95

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