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ADA Title II Web and Mobile App Accessibility Final Rule Published in the Federal Register

April 30, 2024
Source: Justice Department

The Department published in the Federal Register a final rule updating the regulation implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to add more specific requirements about web and mobile application (app) accessibility. The rule adopts a technical standard that State and local government entities will generally need to follow to meet their obligations under Title II of the ADA for web and mobile app accessibility. Below are some key documents:

  • Fact Sheet: This document provides a high-level summary of the rule. It is designed to provide an overview of the rule’s main requirements for State and local governments.
  • Final Rule: This document provides the text of the rule and explains its requirements.  If you need the final rule document or any other information in an alternative format, you can call the ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice) or 1-833-610-1264 (TTY). The official version of the rule is published in the Federal Register.
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis: This is an analysis of the benefits and costs of the rule, also called the Regulatory Impact Analysis and Regulatory Flexibility Act analysis.
  • Press Release: The Department issued a press release when the Attorney General signed the final rule.

News source: justice.gov/crt/disability-rights-section

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