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S. 933 (101st): Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Jul 12, 1990 at 7:27 p.m. ET. On the Conference Report in the House.

This was a vote to pass S. 933 (101st) in the House.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. § 12101) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability. It affords similar protections against discrimination to Americans with disabilities as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, and other characteristics illegal. In addition, unlike the Civil Rights Act, the ADA also requires covered employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities, and imposes accessibility requirements on public accommodations.

In 1986, the National Council on Disability had recommended enactment of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and drafted the first version of the bill which was introduced in the House and Senate in 1988. The final version of the bill was signed into law on July 26, 1990, by President George H. W. Bush. It was later amended in 2008 and signed by President George W. Bush with changes effective as of January 1, 2009.

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Totals

All Votes D R
Aye 93%
 
 
377
232
 
145
 
No 7%
 
 
28
5
 
23
 
Not Voting
 
 
27
19
 
8
 

Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: house.gov.

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