S.1881 - Americans with Disabilities Act Restoration Act of 2007

A bill to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to restore the intent and protections of that Act, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to restore the intent and protections of that Act, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Americans with Disabilities Act Restoration Act of 2007 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 3
  • Past Seven Days: 4
  • All-Time: 6,771
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
07/26/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Americans with Disabilities Act Restoration Act of 2007 - Amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to remove from the definition of \"disability\" a reference to substantially limiting one or more major life activities. Prohibits, in determining whether an individual has an impair

Official Summary

Americans with Disabilities Act Restoration Act of 2007 - Amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to remove from the definition of \"disability\" a reference to substantially limiting one or more major life activities. Prohibits, in determining whether an individual has an impairment, considering whether the individual uses a mitigating measure, the impact of any mitigating measures, or whether the impairment is episodic, in remission, or latent. Defines the term \"mitigating measure.\" Defines \"physical\" and \"mental\" (used regarding an impairment), \"record of physical or mental impairment,\" and \"regarded as having a physical or mental impairment.\" Declares that an adverse action taken because of an individual's use of a mitigating measure constitutes discrimination under the Act. Prohibits employment discrimination against an individual on the basis of disability (currently, against a qualified individual with a disability because of the disability). Allows, as a defense to a charge of discrimination, that the individual alleging discrimination is not a qualified individual with a disability. Requires that the Act's provisions be broadly construed. Directs the Attorney General, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations to carry out the provisions of this Act. Requires the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to issue guidelines to supplement the existing Minimum Guidelines and Requirements for Accessible Design. Entitles duly issued federal regulations and guidance to deference by administrative agencies or officers and courts.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

75% Users Support Bill

3 in favor / 1 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC

Top-Rated Comments