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S.CON.RES.26: A concurrent resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.|
|Total Cosponsors||8 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Nov. 21, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Nov. 21, 2013|
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Recognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day.
Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Recommends that the United States Postal Service (USPS) and federal agencies install power-assisted doors at post offices and other federally funded facilities to ensure equal access for all people.
Pledges to continue to identify and remove the barriers that prevent equal access to federal government services.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Nov. 21, 2013||Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8466)|