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FCC 1.1849
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 1.1849   Program accessibility: Discrimination prohibited.

   (a) Except as otherwise provided in § 1.1850, no qualified individual
   with a disability shall, because the Commission's facilities are
   inaccessible to, or unusable, by individuals with disabilities, be
   denied the benefits of, be excluded from participation in, or otherwise
   be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted
   by the Commission.

   (b) Individuals shall request accessibility to the Commission's
   programs and facilities by contacting the Commission's Section 504
   Officer. Such contact may be made in the manner indicated in the FCC
   Section 504 Handbook. The Commission will make every effort to provide
   accommodations requiring the assistance of other persons (e.g.,
   American Sign Language interpreters, communication access realtime
   translation (CART) providers, transcribers, captioners, and readers) if
   the request is made to the Commission's Section 504 Officer a minimum
   of five business days in advance of the program. If such requests are
   made fewer than five business days prior to an event, the Commission
   will make every effort to secure accommodation services, although it
   may be less likely that the Commission will be able to secure such

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Goto Section: 1.1840 | 1.1850

Goto Year: 2013 | 2015
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