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H.R. 6418 - VA Website Accessibility Act of 2018
Introduced: 2018-07-18
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6418


    To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 18, 2018

    Ms. Esty of Connecticut introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs


A BILL

    To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “VA Website Accessibility Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Study regarding the accessibility of websites of the Department of Veterans Affairs to individuals with disabilities.

(a) Study.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall examine all websites (including attached files and web-based applications) of the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine whether such websites are accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (20 U.S.C. 794d).

(b) Report.—Not later than 90 days after completing the study under subsection (a), the Secretary shall submit a report to Congress regarding such study. The report shall include the following:

(1) A list of each website, file, or web-based application described in subsection (a) that is not accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (20 U.S.C. 794d).

(2) The plan of the Secretary to bring each website, file, or web-based application identified in the list under paragraph (1) into compliance with the requirements of section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (20 U.S.C. 794d).


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