ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Five Atlantic City hotels that allegedly were not in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act have reached settlements with federal officials.
The settlements announced this week culminate a review that lasted nearly five years. It also comes as the officials mark the 25th anniversary of the law, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by private entities that own or operate places of public accommodation.READ MORE: 30 Years Later, Search For Joy Hibbs' Killer Continues With New Reward Posted For Information
Federal officials say the businesses that reached settlements include Resorts Casino Hotel; the Tropicana Casino and Resort; the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel; The Rainforest Café at the former Trump Plaza and the Trump Taj Mahal, according to a news release.READ MORE: 17 People Injured In Crash Involving SEPTA Bus After Car Runs Red Light, Officials Say
The agreements require the businesses to fix any violations, so people with disabilities will have full access to those facilities.MORE NEWS: Arrest Warrant Issued For Contractor Ronald Williams Accused Of Scamming At Least 10 People Using Nextdoor App
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