When was the ADA Signed into Law?

1990 – American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush. It prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities while also giving them same opportunities as everyone else.

  • Enjoy Employment opportunities
  • To participate in State and Local governments services and programs
  • To purchase the same goods and services as citizens without disabilities

Watch President George H.W. Bush sign the law on C-Span.org

In summary; The ADA is an “Equal opportunity” law for people with disabilities in the USA. It covers a spectrum of guidelines and regulations, including ADA signs & Custom ADA signs for public buildings and governments. This makes it a struggle for new businesses to know if they are ADA Compliant. There are ADA Standards for Accessible Designs. Such as Signs, Entry doors, and even Bathroom stalls.

2008 – ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

In 2008, the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) was signed by President George W. Bush (Son of George H.W. Bush) to counteract the Supreme Court’s narrow interpretation previously.