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Re: Update on Section 508 Refresh

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From: John Foliot
Date: Jul 28, 2011 1:51PM


Thanks Andrew.

JF


> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:webaim-forum-
> <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 12:02 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Update on Section 508 Refresh
>
> The Access Board list sent this announcement today:
> Status Update from the Access Board on the ICT Refresh
> On July 13, 2011, the Access Board voted to release a second draft of
> the ICT rule near the end of September 2011. We are working with the
> Office of Management and Budget on the details. The Board is taking
> this step to facilitate the collection of cost information and to
> promote harmonization with standards efforts in Europe.
>
> To me this isn't indicating a new review, just that the standards
> portion of what will constitute the NPRM is to be available in
> September. The regulatory language and/or budgetary review is
> apparently needing more time.
>
> Thanks,
> AWK
>
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Accessibility
> Adobe Systems
>
> <EMAIL REMOVED>
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
> http://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:webaim-forum-
> <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of John Foliot
> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 2:58 PM
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Update on Section 508 Refresh
>
> Jared, do you have a link to the second announcement?
>
> JF
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:webaim-forum-
> > <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jared Smith
> > Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 11:57 AM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List
> > Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Update on Section 508 Refresh
> >
> > Two announcements in the same week - one that the Department of
> > Justice will not be providing web accessibility regulations for the
> > Americans with Disabilities Act until "at least 2013"
> > (http://lflegal.com/2011/07/web-delay/), and another that Section 508
> > guidelines are going through yet another lengthy draft review. Happy
> > 21st anniversary, ADA.
> >
> > Jared
> >