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FAC Number: 2022-08
Effective Date: 10/28/2022

39.201 Scope of subpart.

      (a) This subpart implements section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ( 29 U.S.C. 794d), and the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board's (U.S. Access Board) information and communication technology (ICT) accessibility standards at 36 CFR 1194.1.

      (b) Further information on Section 508 is available via the Internet at http://www.section508.gov.

      (c) When acquiring ICT, agencies must ensure that—

           (1) Federal employees with disabilities have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access and use by Federal employees who are not individuals with disabilities; and

           (2) Members of the public with disabilities seeking information or services from an agency have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access to and use of information and data by members of the public who are not individuals with disabilities.

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