Denver Attorney Conner Eversole in SHRM: Bill to Establish Web Accessibility Guidelines Fails to Pass
The bill is "largely a result of both the DOJ's refusal to provide its own regulations, coupled with the recent surge of ADA website lawsuits," said Conner Eversole, an attorney with Hall Estill in Denver.
A bill calling for official Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web accessibility guidelines, the Online Accessibility Act (H.R. 8478), failed to pass during the 116th Congress, which ended Jan. 3. Disability rights advocates opposed the proposed legislation, saying standards already exist and the bill would have limited plaintiffs' rights. READ MORE HERE