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European legislation

EEUU legislation

The Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a United States legislation 1998. It is actually an amendment to the law Workforce Rehabilitation Act 1973. The Section 508 requires any electronic technology and information that is developed or acquired by the Federal Agencies are accessible to people with disabilities.

On 18 January 2017 has adopted an update ( standard update available in the Federal Register (Opens in new window) ) which will apply from 18 January 2018.

More information in Section 508: The Road to Accessibility (Opens in new window) .

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