ADAPT Activists were recently in Washington, trying to prevent passage of House Bill 620 which significantly weakens the ADA. The bill has not yet been taken up by the Senate. The legislation passed 225-192 in the House.
“The idea that places of public accommodation should receive a free pass for six months before correctly implementing a law that has been a part of our legal framework for nearly three decades creates an obvious disincentive for ADA compliance,” Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), the first quadriplegic to serve in Congress, said during House floor debate.
Read The Hill coverage of this bill.