12 CFR 1072.101 - Purpose.

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§ 1072.101 Purpose.

(a) This part implements section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by the Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, and Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978, Sec. 119 ( Pub. L. 95-602, 92 Stat. 2982), the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986 ( Pub. L. 99-506, 100 Stat. 1810), the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 ( Pub. L. 105-220, 112 Stat. 936), and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008 ( Pub. L. 110-325, 122 Stat. 3553), to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in programs or activities conducted by Executive agencies or the United States Postal Service.

(b) This part is also intended to implement section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended to ensure that employees and members of the public with disabilities have access to, and are able to use, electronic and information technology (EIT) to the same extent as individuals without disabilities, unless an undue burden would be imposed on the department or the Bureau. Specifically, this part clarifies that individuals with disabilities may utilize the complaint procedures established in section 504 to enforce rights guaranteed under section 508.

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