Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Business / Real Estate / Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA): On July 26, 1990, President Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), a federal law which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The ADA addresses discrimination in four general areas: 1. Employment (Title I) 2. Public services (Title II) 3. Public accommodations and commercial facilities (Title III) 4. Telecommunications (Title lV). The purpose of the ADA is to give individuals with disabilities civil rights protection against discrimination similar to hose afforded to individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and religion.

Other Words for Act

Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement

Nutrition Labeling And Education Act Of 1991 (NLEA)

Business / Agriculture / Nutrition Labeling And Education Act Of 1991 (NLEA): P.L. 101-535 (November 8, 1990) mandated for the first time that most foods regulated by the Food and Drug Administration must be sold with nutrition labeling. The Act changed the list of nutrients th MORE

Nuclear Reactor

Science / Geology / Nuclear Reactor: A facility where a nuclear fission chain reaction can be initiated, controlled, and sustained. MORE

Obliquity Factor

Science / Tides and Currents / Obliquity Factor: A factor in an expression for a constituent tide (or tidal current) involving the angle of the inclination of the Moon's orbit to the plane of the Earth's Equator. MORE