U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Final Rules on Nondiscrimination in Public Accommodations, Commercial Facilities and State & Local Government Services

  • By · March 29th, 2011

DOJ has issued final rules that revise (1) its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) title II regulation covering nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in state and local government services; and (2) the regulation that implements title III of the ADA relating to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability by public accommodations and in commercial facilities. Both rules take effect March 15, 2011. For more information read the factsheets that describe the major changes in the rules revising title II and title III.  For more about the updated design standards read Adoption of the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design. Compliance with the design standards is not required until March 15, 2012.

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