42 USC 12144: Public entity operating a demand responsive system
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42 USC 12144: Public entity operating a demand responsive system Text contains those laws in effect on June 21, 2024
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 126-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIESSUBCHAPTER II-PUBLIC SERVICESPart B-Actions Applicable to Public Transportation Provided by Public Entities Considered Discriminatorysubpart i-public transportation other than by aircraft or certain rail operations

§12144. Public entity operating a demand responsive system

If a public entity operates a demand responsive system, it shall be considered discrimination, for purposes of section 12132 of this title and section 794 of title 29, for such entity to purchase or lease a new vehicle for use on such system, for which a solicitation is made after the 30th day following July 26, 1990, that is not readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, including individuals who use wheelchairs, unless such system, when viewed in its entirety, provides a level of service to such individuals equivalent to the level of service such system provides to individuals without disabilities.

( Pub. L. 101–336, title II, §224, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 342 .)

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective July 26, 1990, see section 231(b) of Pub. L. 101–336, set out as a note under section 12141 of this title.