Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Air Travel: Accessibility of Web Site and Automated Kiosks at U.S. Airports

Docket ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177
Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This is the first of two rulemakings to follow-up on air travel accessibility issues discussed in the preamble of the 2008 final Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) rule but deferred for final decision to a later rulemaking. (The second rulemaking is RIN 2105-AE12.) This rulemaking action would consider disability-based accessibility requirements for Web sites and automated kiosks used for air travel.
RIN: 2105-AD96
Impacts and Effects: International, Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 382
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 49 USC 41702, 49 USC 47105, 49 USC 41712
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
SNPRM: Extension of Comment Period & Clarification of Proposed Rule11/21/201176 FR 71914
SNPRM Comment Period End11/25/2011
Supplemental NPRM11/26/201176 FR 59307
SNPRM: Extended Comment Period End01/09/2012
Final Rule11/12/201378 FR 67882
Final Rule Effective11/12/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: C-70
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Airline Operations

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Oct 28, 2015 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 09/28/2015
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177-0115
Comment Now!
Due Jan 09, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/21/2011
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177-0026
Comment Now!
Due Nov 25, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/26/2011
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177-0006
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 11/12/2013
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177-0111

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 11/15/2011
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0177-0019


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Agency Contact
Blane A Workie
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Washington, DC 20590
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