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Common ADA Problems at Newly Constructed Lodging Facilities | PDF
An 11-page document lists a sampling of common accessibility problems at newly constructed lodging facilities that have been identified through the Department of Justice's ongoing enforcement efforts. (1999)

ADA Checklist for Polling Places | PDF (2004)

ADA Business Brief: Restriping Parking Lots | PDF (2001)

ADA Questions and Answers
A 31-page booklet giving an overview of the ADA's requirements for ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation, and requiring the establishment of TDD/telephone relay services.

Preguntas y respuestas respecto a la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades 

ADA Mediation Program
A 6-page publication that provides an overview of the Department's Mediation Program and examples of successfully mediated cases. (2002)

Questions and Answers for Mediation Providers | PDF
Questions and Answers for Parties to Mediation
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Publications on making EEO mediation accessible to people with disabilities; prepared jointly by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Council on Disability, and the U.S. Department of Justice. (2005)

ADA Business Brief: Service Animals | PDF

Letter to the Asian American Hotel Owners Association regarding accessible entry and exit for swimming pools and spas

Letter to the American Hotel and Lodging Association regarding accessible entry and exit for swimming pools and spas

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the ADA: What You Need To Know

Commonly Asked Questions About Service Animals in Places of Business
A 3-page publication explaining the requirements of the ADA regarding animals that accompany and provide services for a person with a disability.

Title II Highlights

Title III Highlights

Assistance at Self-Serve Gas Stations | PDF
A 1-page document providing guidance on the ADA and refueling assistance at self-serve gas stations. Self-Serve Gas Stations

Questions and Answers: the ADA and Persons with HIV/AIDS
A 16-page publication explaining the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses and non-profit agencies that serve the public, and State and local governments to avoid discriminating against persons with HIV/AIDS. (Spanish edition available from the ADA Information Line.)

Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Advanced Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPRM)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)

ADA Tax Incentive Packet for Businesses | PDF
A packet of information to help businesses understand and take advantage of the tax credit and deduction available for complying with the ADA.

Learn About the ADA in Your Local Library
10-page annotated list of 95 ADA publications and one videotape that are available to the public in 15,000 public libraries throughout the country.

Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, before changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Prepared Remarks of Acting Assistant Attorney General Grace Chung Becker at the ADA Business Connection Leadership Meeting, January 7, 2008 | PDF

Department of Justice - National Association of Attorneys General Initiative

Remarks of Assistant Attorney General Wan J. Kim at 17th ADA Anniversary Commemoration and Signing of Two New Project Civic Access Agreements

15th Anniversary of the ADA - Events from July 2005

Remarks from Department of Justice 15th Anniversary Commemoration
35 Communities Improve Civic Access
Signing of the ADA, July 26, 1990 (accessible streaming video)

ADA Regulations

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), Proposal to Revise ADA Regulations under Title II and Title III

Comment Period to Conclude on August 18, 2008

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend 28 CFR Part 35: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services and 28 CFR Part 36: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities | PDF

Proposed Rule 28 CFR Part 36 and 49 CFR Part 37: Extension of Detectable Warning Temporary Suspension until July 26, 2000

Proposed Rule 28 CFR Part 35, 36 and 37: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services; Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities; Accessibility Standards

Proposed Rule 28 CFR Part 35: Requirement for Curb Ramps

Proposed Rule to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guideliines (ADAAG) by adding a special application section for childrens facilities

Final Rule for Extension of Detectable Warning Temporary Suspension until July 26, 2001

Final Rule for Extension of Detectable Warning Temporary Suspension until July 26, 1998

10th Anniversary of the ADA
Reports and Events from July 2000

10th Anniversary of the ADA Regional Press Reports

Special 10th Anniversary Status Report
Enforcing the ADA: Looking Back on a Decade of Progress | PDF

Remarks of Attorney General Janet Reno at the Spirit of ADA Torch Relay Celebration, Warm Springs, Georgia, July 19, 2000

Remarks of Assistant Attorney General Bill Lann Lee at the Spirit of ADA Torch Relay, State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama, July 15, 2000

Assistant Attorney General Bill Lann Lee unveils New Tool for Hospitals Improves Communication with Patients Who are Deaf at the Connecticut Childrens Center, Hartford, Connecticut, July 28, 2000

United States’ Opposition to Defendant United Artists Theatre Circuit, Inc. Motion to Amend the August 14, 1996 Settlement and Injunctive Orders | PDF

Press Release
: Justice Department Sues Major Movie Theater Chain for Failing to Comply with ADA


Guide for Passengers: Accessible Bus Service Under the Greyhound Agreement | PDF

Safeway, Inc., Pleasanton, California