H.R. 2273 (101st): Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990


May 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 22, 1990 but was never passed by the Senate.


Anthony Coelho

Representative for California's 15th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 933 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 26, 1990

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4498 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 29, 1988

S. 933 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 26, 1990

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2273” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 1989
Reported by Committee
Nov 14, 1989
Passed House
May 22, 1990
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249 cosponsors (210D, 39R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

May 17, 1990 4:02 p.m.
Agreed to 401/0
May 17, 1990 5:23 p.m.
Failed 187/213
May 17, 1990 6:48 p.m.
Agreed to 199/187
May 22, 1990 11:31 a.m.
Failed 110/290
May 22, 1990 12:37 p.m.
Failed 148/266
May 22, 1990 2:12 p.m.
Failed 192/227
May 22, 1990 3 p.m.
Passed 403/20

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