H.R.620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 24, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

110 (13 Democrats, 97 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
Feb. 18, 2018 2nd
Feb. 11, 2018 6th
Sept. 17, 2017 6th

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodations for persons with a disability. The program may...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 38 statements associated with H.R.620.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 15

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 192 (Roll no. 80). (text: CR H1192)

Feb. 15
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Feb. 15
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Feb. 15
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 620.
Feb. 15
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of an amendment which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Feb. 15
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Feb. 15
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1198-1200)
Feb. 15
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 620 as unfinished business.
Feb. 15
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Feb. 15
Mr. Poe (TX) moved that the committee rise.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe(TX) Part A amendment No. 6.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bera Part A amendment No. 5.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Speier Part A amendment No. 4.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Foster Part A amendment No. 3.
Feb. 15
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Langevin amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Langevin demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Langevin Part A amendment No. 2.
Feb. 15
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 736, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Denham Part A amendment No. 1.
Feb. 15
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1192-1198)
Feb. 15
Mr. Goodlatte moved that the committee rise.
Feb. 15
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 620.
Feb. 15
The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Feb. 15
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 736 and Rule XVIII.
Feb. 15
Provides for consideration of H.R. 620 and H.R. 3978 under structured rules and H.R. 3299 under a closed rule. Each bill shall be debatable for one hour. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period of February 16, 2018 through February 23, 2018.
Feb. 15
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 736. (consideration: CR H1183-1192)
Feb. 13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 736 Reported to House. Provides for consideration of H.R. 620 and H.R. 3978 under structured rules and H.R. 3299 under a closed rule. Each bill shall be debatable for one hour. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period of February 16, 2018 through February 23, 2018.
Jan. 30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 403.
Jan. 30
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-539.
Sept. 7, 2017
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 9.
Sept. 7, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 8, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Jan. 24, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 24, 2017

Introduced in the House by Ted Poe (R-Texas)

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