9/30/2004 - US Department of Justice Publishes ANPRM to begin process of adopting New Standards
The Department of Justice has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to begin the process of revising the Department's ADA regulations to adopt design standards that are consistent with the revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines published by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (also known as the Access Board) on July 23, 2004. The ANPRM is the first of three steps in the regulatory process. The ANPRM will be followed by notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and a final rule. Members of the public may submit comments here or in writing until January 28, 2005.