Americans with Disability Act 1990
Current text of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009.
Crime Victims with Disabilities Awareness Act
Text of the 1998 federal law to increase awareness of crimes against persons with developmental disabilities, gather crime data, and develop strategies to respond to victims.
A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (2009), 21 pages
Booklet providing a brief overview of ten federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities and provides information about the federal agencies to contact for more information. (Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Tagalog and Vietnamese editions available from the
ADA Information Line
Revised ADA Regulation for Title II
As printed in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010, and effective on March 15, 2011
The Department of Justice's regulation implementing title II, subtitle A, of the ADA which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in all services, programs, and activities provided to the public by State and local governments, except public transportation services.