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


May 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Enacted as S. 933 (companion bill)

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/1990--Passed House amended.Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 - TitleI - EmploymentProhibits discrimination by a covered entity (any employer, employment agency, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee) against any qualified ... Read more >

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May 9, 1989

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Nov 14, 1989
Reported by Committee

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May 22, 1990
Passed House

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


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

Related Bills

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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

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