U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 3036. President’s Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities

(a) Programs

     The President’s Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities (referred to in this section as "the Committee") may design, develop, and implement programs to increase the voluntary participation of the private sector in making information technology accessible to individuals with disabilities, including increasing the involvement of individuals with disabilities in the design, development, and manufacturing of information technology.

(b) Activities

     The Committee may carry out activities through the programs that may include—

     (1) the development and coordination of a task force, which—

     (A) shall develop and disseminate information on voluntary best practices for universal accessibility in information technology; and

     (B) shall consist of members of the public and private sectors, including—

     (i) representatives of organizations representing individuals with disabilities; and

     (ii) individuals with disabilities; and

     (2) the design, development, and implementation of outreach programs to promote the adoption of best practices referred to in paragraph (1)(B).

(c) Coordination

     The Committee shall coordinate the activities of the Committee under this section, as appropriate, with the activities of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the activities of the Department of Labor.

(d) Technical assistance

     The Committee may provide technical assistance concerning the programs carried out under this section and may reserve such portion of the funds appropriated to carry out this section as the Committee determines to be necessary to provide the technical assistance.

(e) Definition

     In this section, the term "information technology" means any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment, that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information, including a computer, ancillary equipment, software, firmware and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources.

(Pub. L. 105–394, title II, § 216, Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3656.)

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 3036. President’s Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities," U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor in U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed February 23, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9QJUFD9QYN74U53.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 3036. President’s Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities." U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor, in U.S. Code, Title 29, Labor, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 23 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9QJUFD9QYN74U53.

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