H.Res. 1504: Recognizing and honoring the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

H.Res. 1504

Recognizing and honoring the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Sponsor
Rep. Steny H. Hoyer

Date
July 26, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1504 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, July 26, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) on July 1, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1504 would resolve that the House of Representative:

  • “Recognizes and honors the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990;
  • “Salutes all people whose efforts contributed to the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • “Encourages all Americans to celebrate the advance of freedom and the opening of opportunity made possible by the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act; and
  • “Pledges to continue to work on a bipartisan basis to identify and address the remaining barriers that undermine the Nation's goals of equality of opportunity, independent living, economic self-sufficiency, and full participation for Americans with disabilities.”

Background

According to the resolution’s findings, July 26, 2010, marks the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.