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

Last updated: Jul 2, 2021

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


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


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.