Local Committee Resources
The staff of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilites compiled these resources to assist our local committees. These resources focus on disability laws pertaining to state and local governments.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law with provisions that apply to state and local governments.
Employment Regulations for State and Local Governments
Some state and local governments are subject to the employment provisions found in Title I of the ADA.
General Guidance on Government Programs and Facilities
All state and local governments are required by law to make their programs and facilities accessible to people with disabilities.
Detailed Guidance on Government Programs and Facilities
State and federal laws address the rights of people with disabilities related to public parking.
State and federal laws address state and local governments' obligation to make their websites and other technology resources accessible to people with disabilities.
For additional information and resources on a variety of topics, visit our Texas Key Laws and Resources page and navigate using the menu on the left side of the screen.