42 USC 12146: New facilities
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42 USC 12146: New facilities Text contains those laws in effect on June 16, 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

§12146. New facilities

For purposes of section 12132 of this title and section 794 of title 29, it shall be considered discrimination for a public entity to construct a new facility to be used in the provision of designated public transportation services unless such facility is readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities, including individuals who use wheelchairs.

( Pub. L. 101–336, title II, §226, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 343 .)

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date

Section effective 18 months after July 26, 1990, see section 231(a) of Pub. L. 101–336, set out as a note under section 12141 of this title.