SJ 353 Study; access to public buildings.
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Study, Access to public accommodations. Directs the Disability Commission to study the physical access to public buildings by disabled person. The Commission shall (i) review the requirements of current federal and state laws relative to the rights of persons with disabilities; (ii) determine the extent to which state and local government buildings and facilities are in compliance with such laws; (iii) determine ways to improve and enhance access to public accommodations and services; (iv) consider such other related issues as may be necessary to address the needs of disabled persons to access public buildings, accommodations, and services and (v) offer such recommendations as the Commisison may deem necessary and appropriate.

Full text:
01/20/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 979816705  pdf
01/28/97  Senate: Committee substitute printed 971837705-S1  pdf
03/10/97  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ353ER)  pdf

01/20/97  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 979816705
01/20/97  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/28/97  Senate: Reported from Rules with substitute by voice vote
01/28/97  Senate: Committee substitute printed 971837705-S1
01/29/97  Senate: Reading waived (40-Y 0-N)
01/29/97  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/97  Senate: Read second time
01/30/97  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/30/97  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 971837705-S1
01/30/97  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - comm. sub. 971837705-S1
01/30/97  Senate: Reading waived (39-Y 0-N)
01/30/97  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/30/97  Senate: Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
01/30/97  Senate: Communicated to House
02/01/97  House: Placed on Calendar
02/02/97  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/04/97  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 5
02/13/97  House: Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
02/17/97  House: Agreed to by House (Block Vote) (99-Y 0-N)
03/10/97  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ353ER)