Reintroducing CVTA to Make Communication Tech Accessible for Americans with Disabilities

Reintroducing CVTA to Make Communication Tech Accessible for Americans with Disabilities

On the Eve of the ADA Anniversary Lawmakers Propose Legislation to Update Technology Accessibility Regulations

Published: 2023-07-25
Author: Sen. Markey, Rep. Eshoo | Contact: markey.senate.gov
Peer-Reviewed: N/A | Publication Type: Announcement / Notification
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Synopsis: Lawmakers propose legislation to update technology accessibility regulations to ensure full and equal participation for people with disabilities in the digital age. This legislation would update and strengthen existing accessibility regulations secured through Senator Markey’s CVAA to stay up-to-date with the proliferation of new technologies – from video conferencing platforms to artificial intelligence – which have become prevalent since the CVAA became law in 2010. The CVTA builds upon the success of the CVAA and ensures individuals with disabilities have equal access to mainstream communication platforms and the technology services needed to participate in professional, educational, recreational, and civic spaces.

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Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) is a United States accessibility law. Signed on October 8, 2010, [...]

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