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Friday, April 20, 2012

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

Cynthia Brougher
Legislative Attorney

James V. DeBergh
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: March 22, 2012
Number of Pages: 39
Order Number: 98-921
Price: $29.95

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