A group of Republican senators yesterday wrote to Attorney General William Barr seeking an update on the Justice Department’s efforts to clarify compliance obligations for businesses with respect to website accessibility under Americans with Disabilities Act.
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A group of 103 lawmakers yesterday wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking further clarity on how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to websites.
ABA compliance experts break down what bankers can expect in 2018.
Website accessibility is no longer a top priority for the Department of Justice, according to the Trump administration’s recently released rulemaking agenda for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.
ABA today announced three new Endorsed Solutions at the association’s Regulatory Compliance Conference in Orlando, Fla. The new endorsements, made through ABA’s Corporation for American Banking subsidiary, include TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure compliance, compliance management software and website accessibility.
Over the last month, ABA has been working with state bankers associations to inform members of Congress about the demand letters that plaintiffs’ firms have sent to banks asserting that the bank’s website is not accessible to speech and hearing impaired customers as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Department of Justice recently published an “ADA Best Practices Tool Kit,” which includes website accessibility guidance and a checklist that can be used to verify compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.