Category Archives: Section 508

Section 508 Report to Congress and President

Section 508 Report 2023 This report looks at CFO Act Agencies and their progress or lack of in web conformance. In Brief Summary PDFs are still a problem with only 30% of pdfs accessible 14% of agencies do not test intranet pages Only 2 agencies consider themselves “Measured” in all five maturity areas (e.g. FCC and SEC) Conforming… Read More »

Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Incorporates 508

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Updated to Incorporate Revised 508 Standards September 13, 2021 On August 11, 2021, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council issued a final rule updating the federal government’s procurement regulations to officially incorporate the U.S. Access Board’s revised Section 508 Standards. The FAR Council is comprised of the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy and representatives from the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and… Read More »