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Americans with disabilities act and public entities.

Americans with disabilities act and public entities.

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Published by King & Ballow in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English


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SeriesThe Comment series
The Physical Object
Pagination22, 5 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1046505M
LC Control Number93246921

  The language of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is succinct: “13341o qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.” 42 U.S.C. § An overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act --Title I: employment --Title II: public services --Title III: public accommodations and services operated by private entities --Title IV: telecommunications --Title V: miscellaneous provisions --Law enforcement under the ADA --Additional disability legislation and programs.

  Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of , covering all health care and social services programs and activities of public entities; Section of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), ensuring that an individual is not excluded from participating in, denied benefits because of, or subjected to Author: Office For Civil Rights (OCR). In The Disability Pendulum, Ruth Colker presents the first legislative history of the enactment of the ADA in Congress and analyzes the first decade of judicial decisions under the act. She assesses the success and failure of the first ten years of litigation under the ADA, focusing on its three major titles: employment, public entities, and Cited by:

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires private and public entities to provide accessible accommodations to facilities, programs, and services, for individuals with disabilities. The Rehabilitation Act of , Section Pub. L. –, title III, § (a), Dec. 17, , Stat. , provided that, as soon as practicable after Dec. 17, , the Comptroller General was to undertake a study to assess existing tax credits and other disability- related employment incentives under the Americans with Disabilities Act of (42 U.S.C. et seq.) and.


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