42 U.S. Code § 4152 - Standards for design, construction, and alteration of buildings; Administrator of General Services
The Administrator of General Services, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, shall prescribe standards for the design, construction, and alteration of buildings (other than residential structures subject to this chapter and buildings, structures, and facilities of the Department of Defense and of the United States Postal Service subject to this chapter) to insure whenever possible that physically handicapped persons will have ready access to, and use of, such buildings.
Source(Pub. L. 90–480, § 2,Aug. 12, 1968, 82 Stat. 719; Pub. L. 94–541, title II, § 201(2),Oct. 18, 1976, 90 Stat. 2507; Pub. L. 96–88, title V, § 509(b),Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 695.)
1976—Pub. L. 94–541substituted “shall prescribe” and “to insure whenever possible” for “is authorized to prescribe such” and “as may be necessary to insure”, respectively, and inserted in parenthetical text “and of the United States Postal Service” after “Department of Defense”.
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