DOJ extends deadline on ADA pool lift requirement for hotels

03/15/2012 | USA Today/Hotel Check-in blog · HotelNewsNow.com · CNN

The Department of Justice has granted the hotel industry a 60-day extension to comply with new rules under the revised Americans with Disabilities Act requiring fixed pool lifts in hotels. "The department will also publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with a 15-day comment period on a possible six-month extension in order to allow additional time to address misunderstandings regarding compliance with these ADA requirements," the DOJ said in a statement. The decision follows a campaign directed at Congress by hotel operators and AH&LA seeking an extension.

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