The Americans with Disabilities Act: Legislation Concerning Notification Prior to Initiating Legal Action

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides broad nondiscrimination protection in employment, public services, and public accommodation and services operated by private entities. Since the 106th Congress, legislation has been introduced to require plaintiffs to provide notice to the defendant prior to filing a complaint regarding public accommodations. In the 109th Congress, H.R. 2804 was introduced by Representative Foley to amend title III of the ADA to require notification.

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Jones, Nancy Lee October 12, 2005.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides broad nondiscrimination protection in employment, public services, and public accommodation and services operated by private entities. Since the 106th Congress, legislation has been introduced to require plaintiffs to provide notice to the defendant prior to filing a complaint regarding public accommodations. In the 109th Congress, H.R. 2804 was introduced by Representative Foley to amend title III of the ADA to require notification.

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  • October 12, 2005

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Jones, Nancy Lee. The Americans with Disabilities Act: Legislation Concerning Notification Prior to Initiating Legal Action, report, October 12, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs7520/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.