Group sues New Jersey over handicap parking fee law

    In 1991, New Jersey updated its laws to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, prohibiting the practice of charging disabled residents for handicapped parking.

    But the state’s 1977 law allowing such fees was never abolished, and now a nonprofit advocacy group for the disabled is suing the state on behalf of some Passaic residents.

    NorthJersey.com reports the suit names the city of Passaic and the state of New Jersey for allowing the fees to be assessed. Passaic charges disabled residents an annual fee to upkeep the handicap parking signs in front of their homes.

     

    Do you agree with the argument in the suit, which states the fee violates ADA policy?

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