Bill To Limit ADA Compliance "Abusive Lawsuits" Heads To Governor Brown
California leads the nation in the Americans with Disabilities Act compliance lawsuits.
The financial judgments can devastate a small business that fails to provide handicapped parking or has inaccessible bathrooms.
Federal legislation introduced in March 2016 by Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) would give businesses 90 days to correct ADA problems before a lawsuit could proceed.
The state legislation (SB 269) would give businesses 120 days to fix minor sign violations before lawsuits could be filed.
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