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A New ADA on the Horizon? The House Says Yes.

On February 15, the House in a 225 to 192 vote passed legislation to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The ADA Education and Reform Act (H.R.620) would require plaintiffs hoping to sue businesses in federal court to first deliver written notice to that business, specifically detailing the illegal barrier to access.  The business would then have 60 days to develop a plan to address the complaint and outline improvements to remove the barrier.  Finally, the business will have an additional 60 days to remove the barrier, or in the very least make substantial progress in doing so.