Job Accommodation Network: ADA LibraryUpdates: On September 25, 2008, the President signed the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 ("ADA Amendments Act" or "Act"). The Act makes important changes to the definition of the term "disability" by rejecting the holdings in several Supreme Court decisions and portions of EEOC's ADA regulations. ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008 General: The ADA was signed into law on July 26, 1990, and is a wide-ranging law intended to make American Society more accessible to people with disabilities. The following provides information about each title: Employment (Title I): Businesses must provide reasonable accommodations to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of employment. JAN ADA Publications Other Title II (ADA) Publications Public Accommodations (Title III): All new construction and modifications must be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Other Title III (ADA) Publications Title IV Telecommunications
Text: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,AS AMENDED with ADA Amendments Act of 2008Editor's Note: Following is the current text of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009. The ADA was originally enacted in public law format and later rearranged and published in the United States Code. Sec. 12101. (a) Findings. (b) Purpose. Sec. 12101 note: Findings and Purposes of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Sec. 12102. Sec. 12103. SUBCHAPTER I - EMPLOYMENT [Title I] Sec. 12111. Sec. 12112. (a) General rule. (b) Construction. (c) Covered entities in foreign countries. (d) Medical examinations and inquiries. Sec. 12113. (a) In general. (b) Qualification standards. (c) Qualification standards and tests related to uncorrected vision. (d) Religious entities. (e) List of infectious and communicable diseases. Sec. 12114. (a) Qualified individual with a disability. (b) Rules of construction. (c) Authority of covered entity. (d) Drug testing. (e) Transportation employees. (a) Study.