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ADA priorities included in new HEROES Act

Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Crystal Washington
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., unveiled a new legislative proposal May 12 that contains a number of provisions the ADA has lobbied for during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HR 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or HEROES Act, was introduced by Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y. According to multiple news reports, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said there is “no urgency to act” and the Senate will consider other legislative options instead.

Provisions the ADA has advocated for are:.......Read More