7/15/2008 - Department of Justice plans to broadcast live over the internet the Public Hearing on Proposals to Amend Regulations under Titles II and III of the ADA.

The Webcast will be provided in Windows Media and Real Media formats.  Real-time captioning will be provided.

A public hearing is scheduled for July 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  In order to provide an opportunity for interested persons to express their views directly to Department officials, the Department will hold a public hearing in Washington, D.C., on the proposed regulatory amendments.  The hearing will be held at the Marriott Hotel at Metro Center, 775 12th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.  20005, (202) 737-2200.  All comments will be made available for public viewing online at and must be received by August 18, 2008.

Important Documents available for review/download on proposed ADA Standards      

Key documents for the Proposed ADA Standards can be found at in both HTML and PDF formats:  Links to these documents can be found on the same webpage by clicking here to review or by simply clicking on the topics listed below:

1. Proposed ADA Standards for Accessible Design

2. NPRM [Notice of Proposed Rule Making] - Proposed Rules for Title II and for Title III [June 17, 2008]

Appendix A and B both were supposed to have been inserted at the end of the Federal Register for Title II and for Title III Proposed Rules.  The Appendices are identical for both Title II and for Title III. 

3. APPENDIX A: Analysis of the Proposed Standards,

4. APPENDIX B:  Initial Regulatory Assessment.


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