Lawsuit, legislation could broaden ADA rules

Lawsuit, legislation could broaden ADA rules

WASHINGTON —Restaurateurs and other business owners could be facing increased legal challenges if federal lawmakers pass a measure that would alter the 17-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act by broadening the definition of what constitutes a disability.

The ADA Restoration Act of 2007, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate as companion bills last summer and recently came up for committee

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