FCC Seeks Comment on the Commissions Compliance with Section 504 Accessibility Requirements – Deadline October 3

Americas, September 24 2016

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules require that every three years it performs a review of its policies and practices under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of 1973.

Federal agencies are required to make their programs and activities accessible to persons with disabilities in order to comply with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. FCC has rules that require it to review its accessibility policies and practices at least every three years. The FCC also regularly updates its Section 504 handbook. The FCC Section 504 Handbook contains guidance on the provision of accommodations for the Commissions programs and activities, procedures for securing reasonable accommodations, and information about disabilities and accessibility.

The FCC is asking for comments on the overall accessibility of the Commission’s activities and programs. Comment online by October 3, 2016.

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