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Unable to enable a select from an onclick JavaScript from another select

When I click on the "SR" select, I want the StatusList select to become enabled and no longer grayed out.  The code below is not doing this though it should I believe.  The select it the Struts html:select.  Anyone have any idea why it is not working?
function selectItemHandler() {
	var slist = document.getElementById('statusList');
<html:select  property="reportType" title="Select Criteria" styleId="sr" onclick="selectCriteriaHandler();">
		  <html:option value="00">Choose</html:option>
		  <html:option value="PT">Vending Totals Report</html:option>
		  <html:option value="CT">Collection Totals Report</html:option>
		  <html:option value="CR">Roving Results Report</html:option>
<html:select styleId="statusList" property="status" title="Select Criteria" styleId="ss" disabled="true">
		  <html:option value="ALL">All Status Codes</html:option>
		  <html:option value="--">Pending</html:option>
		  <html:option value="4">Under Investigation</html:option>
		  <html:option value="1">No Problem</html:option>
		  <html:option value="2">Security Violation</html:option>
		  <html:option value="3Y">Vend Referral</html:option>
		  <html:option value="3N">Collection Referral</html:option>
		  <html:option value="3P">Theft Prevention Referral</html:option>

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Michel PlungjanIT ExpertCommented:

sets the disabled value to a string
This string evaluates as TRUE since false is
0, null, empty string or false

so remove the quotes


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