This database tracks all legislation from the 2016 legislative session, including 2015 carryover legislation, and covers the following disability employment and general disability topics:
Explanation of Search Keywords
Major Disability Employment Policy Areas
Includes competitive integrated employment, self-employment and entrepreneurship, return-to-work and leave, and state procurement and supplier diversity programs.
Public and Private Sector Employment Strategies
Relates to the state as a model employer and private sector employment supports and incentives.
Workforce Readiness and Education Efforts
Includes topics such as career readiness, vocational rehabilitation, education, special education, school-to-work transitions, financial literacy and asset building.
Accessibility and Employee Supports
Includes accessible technology, workplace accommodations, disability-related transportation and health policy, housing, community-based living and independent living.
State Implementation of Federal Disability Policies
Includes topics such as Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE) and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Other Disability Policy Areas
Includes policy related to specific disabilities, statutory disability terminology language changes, older workers, non-discrimination, civil rights and affirmative action.