ADA Issues

Pool Lift Deadline Approaching; is your property ready?

Pool Lift Deadline Approaching; is your property ready?

November 7, 2012 ADA Issues

The January 31, 2013, deadline for pool and spa accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is approaching and AH&LA is urging members to review their compliance needs.AH&LA has worked exhaustively to secure a one year exten… Read More »

DOJ Rejects AH&LA Pool Lift Requests

DOJ Rejects AH&LA Pool Lift Requests

March 19, 2012 ADA Issues

Posted 3/13/2012 - WASHINGTON, DC–The U.S. Department of Justice has declined to revisit its regulations requiring public swimming pools to have lifts. The DOJ, furthermore, declined to extend its Mar. 15th deadline for lodging faciliti… Read More »

Deadline for hotel pools to be ADA-compliant extended

Deadline for hotel pools to be ADA-compliant extended

March 19, 2012 ADA Issues

By Barbara De Lollis, USA TODAYUPDATE, March 15, 6:13 pm: The U.S. Justice Department will grant the hotel industry at least a 60-day extension for complying with a new rule aimed at making existing hotel pools compliant with the 22-year-old American… Read More »

UPDATE: DOJ extends pool act at least 60 days

UPDATE: DOJ extends pool act at least 60 days

March 19, 2012 ADA Issues

UPDATED 8 p.m., 15 March:On the day it was to go into effect, the White House issued a 60-day extension that will push the compliance date for the pool lift requirement under the Americans with Disabilities Act to 15 May, according to a news release … Read More »

Feds allow 60-day extension on pool-lift compliance

Feds allow 60-day extension on pool-lift compliance

March 19, 2012 ADA Issues

March 16, 2012By Todd Sperry and Mike M. Ahlers, CNNWashington (CNN) -- Your hotel, health club and neighborhood pool can remain open this weekend without fear of violating the law.The Justice Department said Thursday it is delaying for 60 days a… Read More »