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A CLEAN DREAM ACT

It’s time to put pressure on Congress to pass a Clean DREAM Act now. 

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Act:

S. 1615 Dream Act of 2017
Sponsor: Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Click here for information 

H.R. 3440 Dream Act of 2017
Sponsor: Lucille Royball-Allard (D-CA) 
Click here for more information including a list of co-sponsors by State


DISABILITY INTEGRATION ACT (dia)

The Disability Integration Act (DIA) is civil rights legislation, introduced by Senator Schumer in the Senate and Representative Sensenbrenner in the House, to address the fundamental issue that people who need Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) are forced into institutions and losing their basic civil rights. The legislation (S.910, H.R.2472) builds on the 25 years of work that ADAPT has done to end the institutional bias and provide seniors and people with disabilities home and community-based services (HCBS) as an alternative to institutionalization. 

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The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620)

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 620) introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) would seriously weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. It would make it easier for businesses to continue to ignore the ADA.

We believe that it is important for Congress to hear the voices of many who oppose this legislation. It is imperative that your Representative be told to oppose H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017. Click here to contact your lawmakers!

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UPDATES:

  • 2/8/2018: The ADA is under attack