TITLE

Notification Act Reintroduced

PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
PN;Aug2005, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Congressman Mark Foley and 17 co-sponsors reintroduced the ADA Notification Act, H.R. 2804, on June 8, 2005. The bill would amend Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) such that a court could not accept a Title III lawsuit until 90 days after the potential plaintiff notified the potential defendant of the alleged violations. This legislation came about as a result of numerous drive-by lawsuits in which a few plaintiffs, using just a few lawyers, filed a number of lawsuits against businesses and settled for a correction of the deficiency, a monetary penalty, and attorney's fees.
ACCESSION #
17653426

 

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