The Department of Justice has scheduled three public hearings on four Advance Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRMs), which seek public comment on the possibility of revising the ADA regulations to address accessible web information and services, movie captioning and video description, accessibility of Next Generation 9-1-1, and accessible equipment and furniture. The ANPRMs were published in the Federal Register on July 26, 2010, and the comment period for them closes on January 24, 2011.
Webcasts of all three public hearings will be re-broadcast on-demand and the hearings in Washington, DC and San Francisco will be broadcast live.
The first public hearing was held on November 18, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois.
The second public hearing was held on December 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. This hearing was broadcast live on ADA.gov. The re-broadcast and transcript of the Washington, DC public hearing is available at the links below:
The third public hearing was held on January 10, 2011 in San Francisco, California. This hearing was broadcast live on ADA.gov. The re-broadcast and transcript of the San Francisco, California public hearing is available at the links below:
Hearing Notice: Notice of Public Hearings on ANPRMs
Last updated: January 21, 2011