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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Law prohibiting discrimination to persons with disabilities, by requiring, among other things, that places generally open to the public, such as restaurants and hotels, be made accessible. Special rules apply to historic buildings and facilities. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide...


Legislation that has passed both houses of Congress and has been signed by the president or passed over his veto, thus becoming law. Source : Montgomery, Susan West. A Blueprint for Lobbying . Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2002. #NHPA #election #Lobbying ...

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ACHP Federal Historic Preservation Case Law

ACHP Federal Historic Preservation Case Law reports feature essays on the current status of Federal historic preservation law, the provisions of major preservation authorities, and procedural issues in litigating preservation cases. #AdvisoryCouncilonHistoricPreservation #Transportation ...

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The 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Twenty-five years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, providing civil rights protections for individuals with disabilities throughout America, ultimately providing improved access to historic places, and enriching the lives of all Americans...

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