Thread Subject: Re: Standing
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From: Robinson, Norman B - Washington, DC
Date: Tue, Jun 05 2007 2:10 PM
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Do you specifically reference it has to be an "individual with a disability may file a compliant" and thus if no one has a disability, they can't begin enforcement?
FYI: The Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended 29 U.S.C. Â§ 794 (d) Â§ 794d. Electronic and information technology, section (f) Enforcement, part (1) General, (A) Complaints: Effective 6 months after the date of publication by the Access Board of final standards described in subsection (a) (2), any individual with a disability may file a complaint alleging that a Federal department or agency fails to comply with subsection (a) [linked via url: http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/guide/act.htm]?
Norman B. Robinson
Section 508 Coordinator
IT Governance, US Postal Service
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 3:48 PM
To: 'TEITAC Subpart A Subcommittee'
Subject: Re: [teitac-subparta] Standing
If there are no people with disabilities and the site or application is
non-conformant, no own has standing to complain.
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 2:43 PM
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Cc: Baquis David; Creagan Tim; Capozzi David
Subject: [teitac-subparta] Standing
Yes, agencies are required to conform to the section 508 standards even
if they do not currently have people with any disability employed.
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 1:53 PM
To: 'TEITAC Subpart A Subcommittee'; Creagan Tim; Capozzi David; Bailey
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I would ask the Access Board to weigh in here.
I do not think that is correct. I believe that agencies are supposed to
follow 508 even if they do not currently have people with a particular
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.