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Legislative History

ADA Legislative History

I. Hearings (hearings held in Washington, D.C. unless otherwise noted)

A. Senate

Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources

September 27, 1988 (joint hearing with House Subcommittee on Select Education)

May 9, 1989

May 10, 1989 (Subcommittee on the Handicapped) *

May 16, 1989 (Subcommittee on the Handicapped) *

June 22, 1989

B. House

1. House Committee on Education and Labor

Subcommittee on Select Education

September 27, 1988 (joint hearing with Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources)

October 24, 1988 (Boston, Massachusetts)

July 18, 1989 (joint hearing with House Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities)

August 28, 1989 (Houston, Texas)

September 13, 1989 (joint hearing with House Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities)

October 6, 1989 (Indianapolis, Indiana)

2. House Committee on Energy and Commerce

a. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance

September 27, 1989

b. Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Waste

September 28, 1989

3. House Committee on the Judiciary

August 3, 1989 (Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights)

October 11, 1989 (Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights)

October 12, 1989

4. House Committee on Public Works and Transportation

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation

September 20, 1989

September 26, 1989

II. Committee and Subcommittee markup dates

A. Senate

Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources 8/2/89

B. House

House Committee on Education and Labor 11/9/89, 11/14/89

House Committee on Energy and Commerce

Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance 10/12/89

Full committee 3/3/90

House Committee on the Judiciary

Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights 4/25/90

Full committee 5/1/90, 5/2/90

House Committee on Public Works and Transportation

Subcommittee on Surface Transportation 3/6/90

Full committee 4/3/90

III. Floor action

A. Senate 9/7/89 Passed 76-8.

B. House 5/17/90, 5/22/90 Passed 403-20.

C. 1st conference 6/25/90

D. Senate moves to recommit to conference 7/10/90, 7/11/90

E. 2nd conference 7/12/90

F. House passes final version of ADA on 7/12/90, 377-28

G. Senate passes final version of ADA on 7/13/90, 91-6

IV. ADA signed into law by President Bush on the White House lawn 7/26/90

V. Legislative documents

A. The ADA is Public Law No. 101-336

B. Committee Reports

Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources; Senate Report No. 101-116

House Committee on Education and Labor; House Report No. 101-485, Part 2

House Committee on Energy and Commerce; House Report No. 101-485, Part 4

House Committee on the Judiciary; House Report No. 101-485, Part 3

House Committee on Public Works and Transportation; House Report No. 101-485, Part 1

Conference Reports

1st conference: House Report No. 101-558

2nd conference: House Report No. 101-596

VI. How to Obtain Legislative Documents

The legislative documents listed under roman numeral V above may be obtained in the following manner: House Document Room (202) 225-3456, in Room B18, House Annex 2, located at 2nd and D streets, SW, in Washington, D.C., across the street from Federal Center Southwest metro station. You may obtain a copy of the ADA, the House Committee reports, or the conference report by:

i) ordering them by document number (as listed above) over the telephone or;

ii) stopping by the document room to pick them up during their hours of 9-6, Monday through Friday.

Senate Document Room (202) 224-7860, located in B 04 of the Hart Senate Office Building, located on Constitution Avenue between 1st and 2nd streets, NE, in Washington, D.C.

You may obtain copies of the ADA, the Senate Committee report or the conference report by:

i) sending a written request identifying the document number you would like (as listed above) to:

Senate Document Room Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510-7106

or;

ii) stopping by the document room during their hours of 9-5:30, Monday through Friday.

* Senate Subcommittee on the Handicapped has since been renamed the Senate Subcommittee on Disability Policy to conform to what is now the currently preferred terminology.

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