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California Dreaming: 2008 ADA Amendments Make Federal Law More Like the Republic of California, Where Virtually Every Employee Can Claim a Disability

March 01, 2008

In September 2000, the Governor of California signed into law AB 2222 (the Poppink Act), which specifically found that the definitions of “physical disability” and “mental disability” under state law were distinct from the definitions under federal law. For all practical purposes, California legislatively reversed the Sutton Trilogy of cases.

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