Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, 1991

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DIANE Publishing, Jan 1, 1993 - 716 pages
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The official handbook which is the basic resource on the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) for business and the affected public. Contains annotated regulations for all three titles of the Act, resources for obtaining further assistance, and an appendix containing supplementary information concerning implementation. Loose-leaf, punched to fit your 3-ring binder.
 

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Contents

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Page H-135 - All persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations of any place of public accommodation, as defined in this section, without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin.
Page H-111 - disability" means, with respect to an individual (A) a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; (B) a record of such an impairment; or (C) being regarded as having such an impairment.
Page H-179 - readily achievable" means easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.
Page 1-25 - An individual is considered to have a "disability" if that individual either (1) has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of that person's major life activities, (2) has a record of such an impairment, or, (3) is regarded by the covered entity as having such an impairment. To understand the meaning of the term "disability," it is necessary to understand, as a preliminary matter, what is meant by the terms "physical or mental impairment," "major life activity,
Page H-35 - Subject to the provisions of this title, no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.
Page H-253 - Whenever the Attorney General has reasonable cause to believe that any person or group of persons is engaged in a pattern or practice...
Page H-127 - For the purposes of this section, the term "program or activity" means all of the operations of — (1)(A) a department, agency, special purpose district, or other instrumentality of a State or of a local government; or (B) the entity of such State or local government that distributes such assistance and each such department or agency (and each other State or local government...
Page H-256 - In any action commenced pursuant to this title, the court, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party, other than the United States, a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs, and the United States shall be liable for costs the same as a private person.
Page H-22 - Is regarded as having an impairment" means (A) has a physical or mental impairment that does not substantially limit major life activities but that is treated by a recipient as constituting such a limitation; (B) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits major life activities only as a result of the attitudes of others toward such...
Page 1-24 - ... means a person engaged in an industry affecting commerce who has 15 or more employees for each working day in each of 20 or more calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year...

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