ADA Amendments Act

The ADA Amendments Act, passed in 2008, amended the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to address concerns that had developed since the ADA became law in 1990. Congress had intended the ADA to be interpreted broadly, and with the ADAAA, it reaffirmed that intention. After the ADAAA took effect, the federal agencies that enforce the law issued new regulations, standards, and guidance that updated how the ADA is carried out.

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