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ADA Title III Highlights


Quiz Questions

1.Which one of the following title III regulation covers?
Public accommodations (i.e., private entities that own, operate, lease, or lease to places of public accommodation),
Commercial facilities, and
Private entities that offer certain examinations and courses related to educational and occupational certification.
All of the above
2. An individual with a disability is a person who —
Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, or

Has a record of such an impairment, or

Is regarded as having such an impairment.
True
False
3.In existing facilities; physical barriers to entering and using existing facilities must be removed when "readily achievable."

Readily achievable means "easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense."

What is readily achievable will be determined on a case-by-case basis in light of the resources available.

True
False
4.The ADA requires that the Federal agencies responsible for issuing ADA regulations provide "technical assistance".

Technical assistance is the dissemination of information (either directly by the Department or through grants and contracts) to assist the public, including individuals protected by the ADA and entities covered by the ADA, in understanding the new law.

True
False
5.In Enforcement of the ADA and its regulations, private parties may bring lawsuits to obtain court orders to stop discrimination. No monetary damages will be available in such suits. A reasonable attorney’s fee, however, may be awarded.
True
False
6.In suits brought by the Attorney General, monetary damages (not including punitive damages) and civil penalties may be awarded.
Civil penalties may not exceed $50,000 for a first violation or $100,000 for any subsequent violation.
Civil penalties may not exceed $100,000 for a first violation or $200,000 for any subsequent violation.
Civil penalties may not exceed $20,000 for a first violation or $50,000 for any subsequent violation.
7.Elevators are required in facilities under three stories or with fewer than 3,000 square feet per floor, unless the building is not a shopping center, shopping mall, professional office of a health care provider, or station used for public transportation.
True
False
8.When alterations are made to a "primary function area", such as the lobby or work areas of a bank, an accessible path of travel to the altered area, and the bathrooms, telephones, and drinking fountains serving that area, must be made accessible to the extent that the added accessibility costs are not disproportionate to the overall cost of the original alteration.
True
False
9.Alterations to windows, hardware, controls, electrical outlets, and signage in primary function will cause a new path of travel requirement.
True
False
10.Each floor in a building without a supervised sprinkler system must contain an area of rescue assistance (i.e., an area with direct access to an exit stairway where people unable to use stairs may await assistance during an emergency evacuation).
True
False
11.Fixed seating assembly areas that accommodate 20 or less people or do not have audio-amplification systems must have a permanently installed assistive listening system.
True
False