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DOJ/CRT RIN: 1190-AA78 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Government, Public Accommodations, and Commercial Facilities: Medical Diagnostic Equipment 
Abstract:

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires State and local governments and public accommodations to provide programs, activities, and services in a manner that is accessible to people with disabilities, including non-fixed equipment and furniture that is used in the delivery of programs, activities, and services. The Department previously announced that it intends to issue an ANPRM, titled Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by State and Local Governments and Places of Public Accommodation; Equipment and Furniture (RIN 1190-AA76) addressing possible revisions to its ADA regulations to ensure the accessibility of equipment and furniture generally. However, the Department has decided to publish a separate ANPRM that solely addresses the accessibility of medical diagnostic equipment (MDE) under titles II and III of the ADA, given the specialized nature of MDE.  Among the public input that the Department is seeking in this ANPRM is whether there are any issues relating to the potential adoption of the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board’s Standards for Medical Diagnostic Equipment in the ADA regulation.

 
Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 35    28 CFR 36   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  09/00/2022 
ANPRM Comment Period End  11/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Split from 1190-AA76 
Agency Contact:
Rebecca Bond
Chief, Disability Rights Section
Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
4 Constitution Square, 150 M Street NE,
Washington, DC 20002
Phone:202 305-2952