Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Movie Captioning and Video Description

Docket ID: DOJ-CRT-2010-0007
Agency: Department of Justice (DOJ)
The Department of Justice is considering revising its regulation implementing title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to establish requirements for making the goods, services, facilities, privileges, accommodations, or advantages offered by movie theater owners or operators at movie theaters accessible to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who are blind or have low vision by screening movies with closed captioning or video description.
RIN: 1190-AA63
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 36
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM07/26/201075 FR 43467
ANPRM Comment Period End01/24/2011
NPRM08/01/201479 FR 44975
NPRM Comment Period Extended09/08/201479 FR 53146
NPRM Comment Period End09/30/2014
NPRM Extended Comment Period End12/01/2014
Final Action07/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jan 24, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/26/2010
ID: DOJ-CRT-2010-0007-0001

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Agency Contact
Rebecca B. Bond
800 514-0301
Disability Rights Section, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Washington, DC 20530
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