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Justice Dept. Issues Supplemental Advance NPRM: Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State & Local Government Entities
May 9, 2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
On May 9, 2016, the Department of Justice published its Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, titled Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities (SANPRM) in the Federal Register. Accordingly, the public comment period for the SANPRM is now open. The public comment period originally closed on August 8, 2016. The DOJ issued an extension for an additional 60 days and the public comment period will close on October 7, 2016.
Public comments on the SANPRM may be submitted via any of the following: (1) online at www.regulations.gov; (2) regular mail to Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, P.O. Box 2885, Fairfax, VA 22031–0885; or (3) overnight mail, courier, or hand delivery to Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1425 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 4039, Washington, D.C. 20005. The Department encourages and looks forward to public comment on the SANPRM.
A copy of the SANPRM is available on ADA.gov at www.ada.gov/regs2016/sanprm.html and the SANPRM can also be found in the Federal Register at 81 FR 28657, available at https://federalregister.gov/a/2016-10464.
For more information, please visit our ADA website at www.ada.gov. Those interested in finding out more about the ADA may also call the Justice Departments toll-free ADA Information Line at 1-800-514-0301 or 1-800-514-0383 (TTY).
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