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Regulation Development

The ADA broadly protects the rights of individuals with disabilities in employment, access to State and local government services, places of public accommodation, transportation, and other important areas of American life. The ADA directs the Attorney General to promulgate regulations to carry out the provisions of Titles II and III.

Title II

Web Access

RULE STATUS: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Governments

Statement Regarding Rulemaking on Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities (2016)

Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SANPRM): Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government EntitiesThe SANPRM is also available on FederalRegister.gov (PDF | HTML). The comment period originally closed on August 8, 2016. The Department extended the comment period for an additional 60 days and it will close on October 7, 2016.

Assessing the Potential Monetized Benefits of Captioning Web Content for Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Information Collection Request the comment period closes July 11, 2016.

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM): Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations (2010)

Web Information and Services ANPRM Fact Sheet | PDF

Equipment & Furniture

RULE STATUS: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Governments and Places of Public Accommodation; Equipment and Furniture 

ANPRM: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Governments and Places of Public Accommodation; Equipment and Furniture (2010)

Equipment and Furniture ANPRM Fact Sheet | PDF

Title III

Web Access

RULE STATUS: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of Public Accommodations

ANPRM: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations (2010)

Web Information and Services ANPRM Fact Sheet | PDF

Equipment & Furniture

RULE STATUS: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Governments and Places of Public Accommodation; Equipment and Furniture 

ANPRM: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Governments and Places of Public Accommodation; Equipment and Furniture (2010)

Equipment and Furniture ANPRM Fact Sheet | PDF