H.R. 4498 (100th): Americans with Disabilities Act of 1988


Apr 29, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Anthony Coelho

Representative for California's 15th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of handicap.

Summary (CRS)

4/29/1988--Introduced.Americans with Disabilities Act of 1988 - Provides that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the basis of handicap in:(1) employment practices and training covered by title VII ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 29, 1988

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4498”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


124 cosponsors (108D, 16R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2273 (101st) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1990

S. 2345 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 1988

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