Comments requested for proposed ADA regulations
On June 17, 2008 the Department of Justice
issued a request for comments on proposed
regulations for Titles II and III of the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Title II of the ADA pertains to state and
local government and Title III pertains to
Federal agencies periodically create
regulations to provide guidance,
clarification, or changes to existing laws
and programs. Once regulations are final,
they can have as much impact as laws.
Comments must be received by August 18, 2008.
After meeting with the Department of Justice,
the Disability Policy Collaboration and
other disability organizations have selected
11 questions of particular importance.
questions request examples of personal and
Please see the priority questions for both
titles and background information at:
Differences in the questions for both titles
For assistance, contact Janet L. Blizard,
Deputy Chief, Disability Rights Section,
Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of
at (202) 307-0663 (voice or TTY).
This is not a toll-free number.
Information may also be obtained from the
Department's toll-free ADA Information Line
(800) 514-0301 (voice) or (800) 514-0383 (TTY).
To view the document and to make an online
comment , follow the link below and enter
Title ll of the ADA or Title lll of the ADA
in the comment search box.