“The Oregon Legislature is trying to make it easier for some people with disabilities to reach their mailboxes. The measure would require cities and counties to adopt accessibility standards for clustered mailboxes, ensuring people with wheelchairs and other disabilities can get their mail. The U.S. Postal Service does not have accessibility requirements for clustered mailboxes.” source: Statesman Journal
The provision passed the state House unanimously on April 26, 2011.
‘Affected buildings’ includes any place of public accommodations and commercial facilities designed, constructed and altered in compliance with the accessibility standards established by the Americans with Disabilities Act. ‘Affected buildings ‘ also includes any government building that is subject to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. ‘Affected buildings ‘ also includes private entities, private membership clubs and churches that have more than one floor level and more than 4,000 square feet in ground area or that are more than 20 feet in height, measured from the top surface of the lowest flooring to the highest interior overhead finish of the building.
Here is the full text of the legislation: