legislaive madness 2 - 1 The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else

legislaive madness 2 - 1 The purpose of the law is to make...

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1. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The ADA gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. 2. Introduced in 1988. Passed the Senate in 1989 76–8 Roll call vote 173 , Signed into law by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990. It took 808 days for congress to sign the bill into law. 3. Th e ADA's greatest impact has been improvements in access to public

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