On March 22, 2010, the Access Board released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), as well as draft text of the proposed standards and guidelines, seeking comment on the proposed revisions to the Section 508 accessibility standards and Section 255 telecommunications accessibility guidelines. The rulemaking process started in September 2006 with the Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (TEITAC) reviewing the Section 508 Standard and Section 255 Telecommunications Guidelines and recommending changes. TEITAC presented a report of recommendations to the Access Board on April 3, 2008. This report served as input to the Access Board, which worked with an ad hoc committee of Board members and staff from several Federal agencies to develop the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) to solicit public comment.
So what happens next?
Continue reading “When will Section 508 be updated?”