Update on the ADA/ADAAA. By: Joshua L. Klinger, Esq. Minahan & Muther, P.C. October 21, 2010. Overview. Disability – the basic definition of disability remains the same under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
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By: Joshua L. Klinger, Esq.
Minahan & Muther, P.C.
October 21, 2010
Disability – the basic definition of disability remains the same under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Disability is -
Although Congress in the ADAAA changed the meaning of the terms.
See 42 U.S.C. § 12102(2) – (4) (2010).
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 was signed into law by President George W. Bush on September 25, 2008, with a statutory effective date of January 1, 2009.
Summary of Key Provisions: EEOC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement the ADA Amendments Act
In the ADAAA, Congress stated:
Major Life Activity
42 U.S.C. § 12102(2)(B)
42 U.S.C. § 12102(2)(A).
Acquisition of Genetic Information
Confidentiality of Genetic Information
129 F.3d at 1087.
Doe v. U.S. Postal Service, 95 M.S.P.R. 493 (2004).