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H.R.994: ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Ken Calvert, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 13 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act of 2013 - Amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to prohibit an aggrieved person from commencing a civil action for discrimination based on the failure to remove a structural barrier to entry into an existing public accommodation unless the owner or operator of such accommodation: (1) is provided a written notice specific enough to identify such barrier; and (2) has, within specified time periods, either failed to provide the aggrieved person with a written description outlining improvements that will be made to remove such barrier or provided such description and failed to remove such barrier.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.