Updates to Section 508 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines, and Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities

 
Docket ID: ATBCB-2010-0001
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB)
Summary:
The Access Board is issuing this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to begin the process of updating its standards for electronic and information technology and its Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines. The Board has developed draft standards and guidelines for these purposes. The Board invites the public to review and comment on all aspects of this draft, including the advantages and disadvantages of draft provisions, the organizational approach to presenting the standards and guidelines, alternative policies to those contained in the draft, and information on benefits and costs. After reviewing the comments received in response to this advance notice and draft, the Board will issue a proposed rule followed by a final rule.
RIN: 3014-AA37
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 36 CFR 1193,36 CFR 1194
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 47 U.S.C. 255(e), 29 U.S.C. 794(d)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
Establishment of Advisory Committee07/06/200671 FR 38324
ANPRM03/22/201075 FR 13457
ANPRM Comment Period End06/21/2010
ANPRM12/08/201176 FR 76640
ANPRM Comment Period End03/07/2012
NPRM02/27/201580 FR 10879
NPRM Comment Period End05/28/2015
Final Action10/00/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: ATBCB-2015-0002
Short Title: ICT Refresh 508/255
Keyword(s): 255, 508, ADA, Communications, ICT, Telecom
Subtype: NA
Type: Rulemaking
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jun 21, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 04/13/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0014
Comment Period Closed
Jun 21, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/22/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0009
Comment Period Closed
Jun 21, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/17/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0001
Comment Period Closed
Jun 21, 2010 11:59 PM ET
Notice
Posted: 03/17/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0002

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/21/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0368
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/21/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0369
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/21/2010
ID: ATBCB-2010-0001-0367

Comments

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Gretchen Jacobs
General Counsel
ATBCB
jacobs@access-board.gov
202 272-0040
202 272-0062 (TDD)
202 272-0081 (Fax)
1331 F Street, NW., Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111
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