Senate Passes ADA Amendments Act

Law360, New York (September 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would overturn a series of Supreme Court decisions and expand what conditions are considered disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The bill, known as the ADA Amendments Act, was co-sponsored by 70 senators. It will now move back to the House of Representatives, which passed its own version of the bill this July by a 420-17 vote.

“Passing this ADA bill is critical to restore the intent of the original Americans with Disabilities Act,” said Sen....
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.