Access Board Draft Final Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas

Docket ID: ATBCB-2009-0006
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB)
This rulemaking would establish accessibility guidelines for camping facilities, picnic facilities, viewing areas, trails, and beach access routes to ensure that the facilities are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities. The guidelines would apply to facilities covered by the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) that are constructed or altered by Federal agencies, including the Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service, as well as facilities constructed or altered by other entities on behalf of Federal agencies pursuant to a concession contract, agreement, or other arrangement.
RIN: 3014-AA22
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 36 CFR 1191
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 29 USC 792(b)(3)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice of Intent to Conduct Regulatory Negotiation04/18/199762 FR 19084
Establishment of Regulatory Negotiation Committee06/04/199762 FR 30546
NPRM06/20/200772 FR 34074
NPRM Comment Period End10/18/2007
Final Action09/26/201378 FR 59476
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Short Title: Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas
Keyword(s): ABA, Outdoor, Recreation
Subtype: NA
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 18, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 10/19/2009
ID: ATBCB-2009-0006-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 11/12/2013
ID: ATBCB-2009-0006-0086
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 09/26/2013
ID: ATBCB-2009-0006-0085

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