Discontinue the Use of the Terms "Handicap," "Handicapped" and "Hearing Impaired" in State Laws, Rules and Official Documents

Last updated: Apr 4, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Stanley Zeigler, House 96
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1336

Position:

Monitoring, but wondering if businesses would be required to change signage.

Summary:

Representative Zeigler of Montville would amend the Maine Revised Statutes to remove the terms "handicap" "handicapped" and "hearing impaired" where they are used to describe a person or set of persons in the Maine Revised Statutes.