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DOJ Proposes Rules on Web Accessibility Requirements

The U.S. Department of Justice recently released long-awaited proposed rules related to the ADA, including the adoption of specific technical standards for the accessibility of state and local government websites and mobile apps. The proposed rules would adopt the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.1, as the technical standard for web content and mobile app accessibility under Title II of the ADA. Comments are due October 3, 2023.