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1 (b) CONTENT.-The study shall analyze issues, 2 including3

(1) the anticipated demand by individuals with dis

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abilities for accessible over-the-road buses;.

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(2) the degree to which over-the road buses are

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readily accessible to and usable by individuals with dis

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(3) the cost of providing accessibility to over-theroad buses to individuals with disabilities, including recent technological and cost saving developments in equipment and devices providing such accessibility;

(4) possible design changes in over-the-road buses that could enhance such accessibility; and

(5) the impact of accessibility requirements on the continuation of inter-city bus service by over-the-road buses, with particular consideration of impact on rural

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service.

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(c) ADVISORY COMMITTEE.-In conducting the study

19 required by subsection (a), the Office of Technology Assess20 ment shall establish an advisory committee, which shall con

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(1) members selected from among private opera

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tors using over-the-road buses, bus manufacturers, and

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(2) members selected from among individuals with disabilities, particularly individuals who use wheelchairs, who are potential riders of such buses; and

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(3) members selected for their technical expertise

5 on issues included in the study. 6 The number of members selected under each of paragraphs

7 (1) and (2) shall be equal, and the total number of members

8 selected under paragraphs (1) and (2) shall exceed the 9 number of members selected under paragraph (3). 10 (d) DEADLINE.—The study required by subsection (a), 11 along with recommendations by the Office of Technology As12 sessment, including any policy options for legislative action, 13 shall be submitted to the President and the Congress within

14 36 months after the date of enactment of this Act. If the

15 President, after reviewing the study, determines that compli16 ance with the requirements of section 304(a) on or before the

17 applicable deadlines specified in seetion 304(b)(4) will result 18 in a significant reduction in intercity bus service, each such 19 deadline shall be extended by one additional year. 20 (e) REVIEW.-In developing the study required by sub21 section (a), the Office of Technology Assessment shall pro22 vide a preliminary draft of such study to the Architectural 23 and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board established

24 under section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29

25 U.S.C. 792). The Board shall have an opportunity to com

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1 ment on such draft study, and any such comments by the 2 Board made in writing within 120 days after the Board's 3 receipt of the draft study shall be incorporated as part of the 4 final study required to be submitted under subsection (d).

5 SEC. 306. REGULATIONS.

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(@) ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD8.-Not later than 1

7 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of 8 Transportation shall issue regulations in an accessible format 9 that shall include standards applicable to facilities and vehi

10 cles covered under section 302(b)(2) (B) and (C) and section

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(b) OTHER PROVISIONS.-Not later than 1 year after

13 the date of enactment of this Act, the Attorney General shall

14 issue regulations in an accessible format to carry out the re15 maining provisions of this title not referred to in subsection 16 (a) that include standards applicable to facilities and vehicles 17 covered under section 302.

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(c) STANDARD8.-Standards included in regulations

19 issued under subsections (a) and (b) shall be consistent with

20 the minimum guidelines and requirements issued by the Ar21 chitectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board in

22 accordance with section 504.

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1 SEC. 307. EXEMPTIONS FOR PRIVATE CLUBS AND RELIGIOUS

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3 The provisions of this title shall not apply to private 4 clubs or establishments exempted from coverage under title 5 II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000-a(e)) or 6 to religious organizations or entities controlled by religious 7 organizations, including places of worship.

8 SEC. 308. ENFORCEMENT.

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(a) IN GENERAL.

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DURES.—The remedies and procedures set forth in section 204 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. sec. 2000a-3(a)) shall be available to any individual who is being or is about to be subjected to discrimination on the basis of disability in violation of this title.

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facilities to make such facilities readily accessible to
and usable by individuals with disabilities to the extent
required by this title. Where appropriate, injunctive
relief shall also include requiring the provision of an
auxiliary aid or service, modification of a policy, or
provision of alternative methods, to the extent required
by this title.
(b) ENFORCEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.-

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(A) DUTY TO INVESTIGATE.—The Attorney General shall investigate alleged violations of this title, which shall include undertaking periodic reviews of compliance of covered entities under this

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any person or group of persons is engaged in a pattern or practice of resistance to the full enjoyment of any of the rights granted by this title or that any person or group of persons has been denied any of the rights granted by such title, and such denial raises an issue of general public importance, the Attorney General may commence a civil action in any appropriate United States dis

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(A) may grant any equitable relief that such court considers to be appropriate, including granting temporary, preliminary, or permanent relief, providing an auxiliary aid or service, modification of policy or alternative method, or making facilities readily accessible to and usable by individuals

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