Thread Subject: Re: 1194.23(k)(2) - OOPS
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From: Baquis David
Date: Tue, Mar 13 2007 2:00 PM
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Ok Gregg, I/we spent a year editing that doc and still did not get it
quite right. I think there are some other things in this TA piece that
need cleaning up too. But let's be clear that this is only technical
assistance and does not carry the weight of a rule. It was intended to
clarify the rule.
Now let's move forward. The question at hand is how we can ensure that
255/508 is harmonized with the ADAAG. We can clarify the requirement,
but should not change the requirement. If it can actually be improved,
that would be a different discussion. For clarity, you could break it
into three sentences, if you really think that is a necessary
recommendation. Or you all may decide to leave this alone and move on to
a new issue.
However, here is the scoop: The word tight is intended to modify the
word grasping, and only that word. The intent is that no pinching be
required and that no wrist twisting be required. The word tight does not
modify pinching and of course does not modify twisting.
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