Section 508 Compliance

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act establishes requirements for any electronic and information technology developed, maintained, procured, or used by the Federal government.  The Access Board defined the term "electronic and information technology" in regulations published December 21, 2000.

The Access Board is in the process of updating its requirements for information and communication technology covered by § 508.  The Board published the proposed updated rule on February 18, 2015.  For more information, see the Board's webpage on the update effort.