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Section 508 Surveys and Reports

Section 508  also directs the Attorney General to submit reports to the President and Congress on the state of federal agencies' compliance with the Act's requirements. In preparation for its report, the Department of Justice conducts a survey of federal agencies to obtain information on the state of compliance with Section 508.

Each federal department or agency is required by Section 508 to provide the Department of Justice with information that is needed to prepare the reports. Following below is information about the Department of Justice’s Section 508 surveys and reports.

Information regarding all aspects of assistive technologies and accessibility under Section 508 is available at the federal government's official website, http://www.section508.gov/.

2011 Self-Evaluation Survey and Report

2004 Self-Evaluation Survey and Report

  • In January 2004, the Department of Justice issues a memorandum (HTML, PDF) noticing heads of all federal departments and agencies that the Department of Justice would conduct a survey in order to obtain information that was needed to prepare the next Section 508 report.
     
  • The Department of Justice did not publish a report based on the results of the 2004 survey data.

2001 Self-Evaluation Survey and Report

  • On January 18, 2001, the Department of Justice issued a memorandum (HTML, PDF) noticing all federal departments and agencies that the Department would conduct a survey in order to obtain information that is needed to prepare the next Section 508 report.
     
  • In June 2004, the Department of Justice issued the Section 508 Report, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act: Accessibility for People with Disabilities in the Information Age.

1999 Self-Evaluation Survey and Report

  • In April 1999, the Attorney General issued a package of detailed self-evaluation materials and resource guides to federal departments and agencies to conduct the first Executive Brach-wide Section 508 self-evaluation.
     
  • In April 2000, the Attorney General issues the first Section 508 Report entitled, Information Technology and People with Disabilities: The Current State of Federal Accessibility.

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