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The GOP-led House this past week passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Reform Act of 2017 (HR 620) by a largely party line vote of 225-192. The bill would seriously weaken the ADA by delaying requirements that businesses be accessible to people with disabilities and shift the responsibility for ensuring ADA compliance onto people with disabilities.
The Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the Omaha Performing Arts Society (OPAS) to resolve alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). OPAS was accused of failing to ensure that its theater was readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities and by failing to reasonably modify its ticketing policies.
South Dakota unnecessarily relies on nursing facilities to provide services to people with disabilities, according to the Justice Department, which means South Dakota is in violation of the community integration mandate of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as a precedent-setting Supreme Court.
The Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the city of Council Bluffs, IA, to resolve alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Department of Justice has launched a new Accessible Technology section for ADA.gov, its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) website, to further assist covered entities and people with disabilities to understand how the ADA applies to certain technologies, such as websites, electronic book readers, online courses, and point-of-sale devices.
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