This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives approved by voice vote, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (S.3406), with the amendments made by the U.S. Senate last week.  I’ve recapped the details before in prior postsReuters has the details of today’s House action in.

Numerous groups and politicians released press releases this afternoon praising

Late last week, the Senate finally passed the compromise version of the ADA Amendments Act, (S.3406, which is available here) which I’ve covered before. The bill needs to be reconciled with the House version, but final passage and approval by President Bush is now expected this month.

Other blogs have very adeptly recapped

In the waning hours late last week before Congress took its summer vacation, Congress was busy debating (or in some cases, not debating) some key employment bills.  These all still require approval from the one side of Congress or the other, but these bills are getting closer to becoming law.  (For a refresher on how a bill becomes