Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board July 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Emergency Transportable Housing Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-16312
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-16
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established an advisory committee to make 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. This notice announces the dates and times of upcoming committee conference calls.
Meetings
Document Number: E8-15383
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-08
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) plans to hold a public information meeting on beach access routes during its regularly scheduled July meeting of the Board. The regular business meetings shall take place in Arlington, Virginia, Monday through Wednesday, July 21-23, 2008, at the times and location noted below.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Passenger Vessels; Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E8-14952
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-07
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established an advisory committee to make recommendations on issues related to the effectiveness of emergency alarm systems for individuals with hearing loss or deafness on passenger vessels. The advisory committee recommendations will assist the Access Board in developing accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act for passenger vessels. This notice announces the dates, time, and location of the next committee meeting.
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Passenger Vessels; Informational Meeting
Document Number: E8-14950
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-07
Agency: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) will hold two informational meetings. The meetings will assist the Access Board in developing accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act for passenger vessels. Specifically, the meetings will focus on possible approaches and methodologies for the regulatory assessment and regulatory flexibility act analysis, the baselines for determining costs, the identification of major and minor cost impacts, estimated unit costs (where feasible), development of aggregate annual industry costs, and benefits generated by the guidelines. The first meeting will focus only on large cruise ships and will be held at the date and location noted below. Other passenger vessels subject to the guidelines will be addressed in a similar meeting that has not yet been scheduled.