Americans with Disabilities Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2273 ... September 20, 26, 1989
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1990 - 524 páginas
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Página 388 - ... not making reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, unless such covered entity can demonstrate that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the business of such covered entity...
Página 283 - That all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water...
Página 86 - It is hereby declared to be the national policy that elderly and handicapped persons have the same right as other persons to utilize mass transportation facilities and services; that special efforts shall be made in the planning and design of mass transportation facilities and services...
Página xi - AN ACT To establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.
Página 391 - ... where an entity can demonstrate that the removal of a barrier under clause (iv) is not readily achievable, a failure to make such goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations available through alternative methods if such methods are readily achievable.
Página 289 - ... hotels, lodging places, places of public accommodation, amusement or resort, and other places to which the general public is invited, subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law...
Página 392 - Nation, the Commission shall ensure that interstate and intrastate telecommunications relay services are available, to the extent possible and in the most efficient manner, to hearing-impaired and speech-impaired individuals in the United States.
Página 389 - Secretary — (1) that the initial solicitation for new buses made by the public entity specified that all new buses were to be liftequipped and were to be otherwise accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities; (2) the unavailability from any qualified manufacturer of hydraulic, electromechanical, or other lifts for such new buses; (3) that the public entity seeking temporary relief has made good faith efforts to locate a qualified manufacturer...