Travel Problems of the Handicapped: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, December 5, 1983


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Página 89 - For purposes of this section the term individual with handicaps means any person who (i) Has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities, (ii) Has a record of such impairment, or (iii) Is regarded as having such impairment.
Página 5 - Act, ie, the General Services Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Defense, and the United States Postal Service. Structural impracticability...
Página 39 - I appreciate the opportunity you have extended to me to appear before this Subcommittee, today, to present the views of the National Federation of the Blind on the current status of travel policies and practices which affect us.
Página 89 - For purposes of this subsection, an individual is blind only if his central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses, or if his visual acuity is greater than 20/200 but is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
Página 90 - Nothing in this title shall be deemed to exempt or relieve any person from any liability, duty, penalty, or punishment provided by any present or future law of any State or political subdivision of a State, other than any such law which purports to require or permit the doing of any act which would be an unlawful employment practice under this title.
Página 89 - Blind person" means a person having not more than 20/200 visual acuity in the better eye with correcting lenses; or visual acuity greater than 20/200 but with a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty degrees. Such blindness shall be certified by a duly licensed ophthalmologist. (c) "Custodian...
Página 33 - Again, we would like to thank the Committee for this opportunity to testify before you this morning.
Página 84 - Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act As Amended, 1972 An Act To provide compensation for disability or death resulting from injury to employees in certain maritime employment, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE SEC. 1. This Act may be cited as "Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers
Página 2 - The act requires certain buildings and facilities designed, constructed, altered, or leased with federal funds after accessibility standards were issued (generally September 1969) to be accessible to and usable by physically handicapped persons.

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