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508 update


From: Candace Egan
Date: Jun 29, 2001 9:36AM

The Access Board has an update on section 508 now that the effective
date has passed.
Candace Lee Egan
Web Manager
Phone (559) 278-5070 Fax (559) 278-2436
California State University, Fresno
5241 N. Maple MS# TA49
Fresno, CA 93740-8027


Access Provisions Take Effect for Federal Info Technology (6/25/01)
Board Issues New On-line Guide to the Section 508 Standards
Our new Section 508 page links to all related materials.
On June 25, 2001, accessibility requirements for Federal electronic and information technology took effect under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. This law requires that such technology be accessible according to standards developed by the Access Board, which are now part of the Federal government