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    H.R. 620 Will Not Prevent Drive-By Accessibility Lawsuits Because It Does Not Address Website Accessibility

    There are many conflicts with the recent vote to pass H.R. 620 of the ADA by the House of Representatives.  The most alarming is requiring a law where one already exists. As the House pushes forward waiting for the Senate to vote and turn the bill into law, propaganda from credit unions and the banking industry, along with the uneducated press, continue to be released. The purpose of H.R.620, ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017, is to find ways to stall and prevent civil lawsuits by handicapped persons facing a barrier to entry of a business. Specifically, Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act made businesses legally required to make buildings accessible to handicapped persons. This is why…