Subpart A -- General The purpose of this part is to implement title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U. Subpart A -- General Section 36.101 states the purpose of the rule, which is to effectuate title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
(3) The requirements of subpart D of this part obligate a public accommodation only with respect to-- (i) A facility used as, or designed or constructed for use as, a place of public accommodation; or (ii) A facility used as, or designed and constructed for use as, a commercial facility. The requirements of this part applicable to commercial facilities are set forth in subpart D of this part. The requirements of this part applicable to private entities that offer examinations or courses as specified in paragraph (a) of this section are set forth in 36.309. This part does not apply to any private club (except to the extent that the facilities of the private club are made available to customers or patrons of a place of public accommodation), or to any religious entity or public entity.
Section 36.102 specifies the range of entities and facilities that have obligations under the final rule.
The rule applies to any public accommodation or commercial facility as those terms are defined in 36.104.
It also applies, in accordance with section 309 of the ADA, to private entities that offer examinations or courses related to applications, licensing, certification, or credentialing for secondary or postsecondary education, professional, or trade purposes.
Except as provided in 36.206, "Retaliation or coercion," this part does not apply to individuals other than public accommodations or to public entities.