Houses passes compromise ADA bill

WASHINGTON Officials of the National Restaurant Association praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a compromise version of a bill that updates the 18-year-old Americans With Disabilities Act.

The bipartisan-backed ADA Amendments Act of 2008, or HR 3195, broadens the definition of what constitutes a disability to encompass individuals with a mental or physical impairment that "substantially" restricts a major life activity. The measure brings those

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