Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, 48252-48253 [E7-16635]

Download as PDF ebenthall on PRODPC61 with PROPOSALS 48252 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 163 / Thursday, August 23, 2007 / Proposed Rules Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) published a notice of intent to establish an advisory committee to provide recommendations for possible revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines to include provisions for emergency transportable housing (72 FR 34652; June 25, 2007). For the reasons stated in the notice of intent, the Access Board has determined that establishing the Emergency Transportable Housing Advisory Committee (Committee) is necessary and in the public interest. The Access Board has appointed the following organizations as members to the Committee: • Advocacy Center. • Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities. • Department of Housing and Urban Development. • Department of Justice. • Federal Emergency Management Agency. • Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform. • Manufactured Housing Institute. • National Center for Environmental Health Strategies, Inc. • National Council on Independent Living. • National Fire Protection Association. • Recreation Park Trailer Industry Association. • Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. • United Spinal Association. The Access Board regrets its inability to accommodate all requests for membership on the Committee. It was necessary to limit membership to maintain balance among members representing different interests such as disability organizations and the transportable housing industry. The Committee membership identified above provides representation for interests affected by the issues to be discussed. Committee meetings will be open to the public, and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the Committee on issues of interest to them and the Committee. Members of groups or individuals who are not members of the Committee may also have the opportunity to participate if subcommittees of the Committee are formed. Additionally, all interested persons will have the opportunity to comment when proposed rules are issued in the Federal Register by the Access Board. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:00 Aug 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require sign language interpreters, real-time captioning, or materials in alternate formats should contact Marsha Mazz by September 14. Persons attending Committee meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants. Notices of future meetings will be published in the Federal Register. Tricia Mason, Chair, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. [FR Doc. E7–16707 Filed 8–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 36 CFR Parts 1193 and 1194 RIN 3014–AA22 Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established a Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. This notice announces the dates, time, and location of the next committee meeting. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for September 4–6, 2007 (beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on each day). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Science Foundation. All attendees should report to the National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, to pick up security passes and then report to 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford Place II, Room 555, Arlington, VA 22230 for the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Creagan, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number: 202–272–0016 (Voice); 202–272–0082 (TTY). PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Electronic mail address: creagan@access-board.gov. The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established the Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. The next meeting of the Committee will take place on September 4–6, 2007. On September 4, there will be panel discussions in the morning focusing on feedback on the Committee’s current draft provisions. Following the panel presentations there will be an open discussion. After the panel presentations and open discussion are completed, the remainder of the meeting on September 4 and the meetings on September 5 and 6 will focus on discussion of outstanding issues from the following subcommittees: • Software, Web, and Content • General Interface Requirements and Functional Performance Criteria • Computer Hardware • Subpart A • Documentation and Technical Support • Telecommunications • Audio/Visual • Self Contained, Closed Products The full agenda along with information about the Committee, including future meeting dates, is available at the Access Board’s Web site (http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/ update-index.htm) or at a special Web site created for the Committee’s work (http://teitac.org). Committee meetings are open to the public and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the Committee on issues of interest to them during public comment periods scheduled on each day of the meeting. Members of groups or individuals who are not members of the Committee are invited to participate on subcommittees; participation of this kind is very valuable to the advisory committee process. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpreters, an assistive listening system, and real-time captioning will be provided. For the comfort of other participants, persons attending Committee meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances. Due to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23AUP1.SGM 23AUP1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 163 / Thursday, August 23, 2007 / Proposed Rules security measures at the National Science Foundation, all attendees must notify the Access Board’s receptionist at 202–272–0007 or receptionist@accessboard.gov by August 27, 2007 of their intent to attend the meeting. This notification is required for expeditious entry into the facility and will enable the Access Board to provide additional information as needed. Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E7–16635 Filed 8–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 36 CFR Part 1195 [Docket No. 2007–02] RIN 3014–AA22 Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines for Outdoor Developed Areas Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of hearing. AGENCY: ebenthall on PRODPC61 with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) will hold a hearing on proposed accessibility guidelines for outdoor developed areas VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:00 Aug 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 designed, constructed, or altered by Federal agencies subject to the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968. The guidelines cover trails, outdoor recreation access routes, beach access routes, and picnic and camping facilities. The hearing will be on September 26, 2007 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the Indiana Convention Center, Room 102, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill Botten, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number (202) 272–0014 (Voice); (202) 272–0082 (TTY). These are not toll-free numbers. E-mail address: botten@access-board.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 20, 2007, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) published proposed accessibility guidelines in the Federal Register for outdoor developed areas designed, constructed, or altered by Federal agencies subject to the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968. 72 FR 34074 (June 20, 2007). The Architectural Barriers Act applies to federally financed facilities. The guidelines cover trails, outdoor recreation access routes, beach access DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 48253 routes, and picnic and camping facilities. The guidelines are available for public comment until October 18, 2007. The Board is also holding hearings on the proposed guidelines. One hearing was held in Westminster, CO on July 24 (comments from the hearing can be viewed at http://www.access-board.gov/ outdoor/nprm/comments/index.htm). Another hearing will take place during the Access Board’s regularly scheduled Board meeting on September 6, 2007 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. 72 FR 34074 (June 20, 2007). The final hearing will take place on September 26, 2007 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center, Room 102, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225 in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association’s annual Congress and Exposition. The hearing location is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning will be provided. For the comfort of other participants, persons attending the hearing are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances. Tricia Mason, Chair, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. [FR Doc. E7–16623 Filed 8–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P E:\FR\FM\23AUP1.SGM 23AUP1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 163 (Thursday, August 23, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 48252-48253]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-16635]


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ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

36 CFR Parts 1193 and 1194

RIN 3014-AA22


Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and 
Information Technology Accessibility Standards

AGENCY: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board 
(Access Board) has established a Telecommunications and Electronic and 
Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in 
revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications 
products and accessibility standards for electronic and information 
technology. This notice announces the dates, time, and location of the 
next committee meeting.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for September 4-6, 2007 (beginning at 9 
a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on each day).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Science Foundation. 
All attendees should report to the National Science Foundation, 4201 
Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, to pick up security passes and 
then report to 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford Place II, Room 555, 
Arlington, VA 22230 for the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Creagan, Office of Technical 
and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers 
Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-
1111. Telephone number: 202-272-0016 (Voice); 202-272-0082 (TTY). 
Electronic mail address: creagan@access-board.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Architectural and Transportation 
Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established the 
Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory 
Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating 
accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and 
accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. The 
next meeting of the Committee will take place on September 4-6, 2007.
    On September 4, there will be panel discussions in the morning 
focusing on feedback on the Committee's current draft provisions. 
Following the panel presentations there will be an open discussion. 
After the panel presentations and open discussion are completed, the 
remainder of the meeting on September 4 and the meetings on September 5 
and 6 will focus on discussion of outstanding issues from the following 
subcommittees:

 Software, Web, and Content
 General Interface Requirements and Functional Performance 
Criteria
 Computer Hardware
 Subpart A
 Documentation and Technical Support
 Telecommunications
 Audio/Visual
 Self Contained, Closed Products

    The full agenda along with information about the Committee, 
including future meeting dates, is available at the Access Board's Web 
site (http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/update-index.htm) or at a 
special Web site created for the Committee's work (http://teitac.org).
    Committee meetings are open to the public and interested persons 
can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the 
public will have opportunities to address the Committee on issues of 
interest to them during public comment periods scheduled on each day of 
the meeting. Members of groups or individuals who are not members of 
the Committee are invited to participate on subcommittees; 
participation of this kind is very valuable to the advisory committee 
process.
    The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 
Sign language interpreters, an assistive listening system, and real-
time captioning will be provided. For the comfort of other 
participants, persons attending Committee meetings are requested to 
refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances. Due to

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security measures at the National Science Foundation, all attendees 
must notify the Access Board's receptionist at 202-272-0007 or 
receptionist@access-board.gov by August 27, 2007 of their intent to 
attend the meeting. This notification is required for expeditious entry 
into the facility and will enable the Access Board to provide 
additional information as needed.

Lawrence W. Roffee,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. E7-16635 Filed 8-22-07; 8:45 am]
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