S. 3406 (110th): ADA Amendments Act of 2008


Jul 31, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 25, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 25, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-325


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2008
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to restore the intent and protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/2008--Public Law.ADA Amendments Act of 2008 - Section4 - Amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to redefine the term "disability," including by defining "major life activities" and ... Read more >


Jul 31, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 11, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 17, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3406”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


77 cosponsors (43D, 32R, 2I) (show)

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

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. 3195 (Related)
ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 25, 2008

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