Section 504 Programs & Activities
Accessibility Handbook 5th Edition
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Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act prohibits federal agencies, programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance, from discriminating against individuals with disabilities.

The 5th edition of the Federal Communications Commission Section 504 Programs & Activities Accessibility Handbook (Section 504 Handbook) is a collection of guidelines, information, and procedures intended to help Commission personnel in their efforts to ensure that the FCC’s programs and activities are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Orders/Notices

8-21-19
FCC Seeks Comment on Section 504 Accessibility of FCC Programs and Activities. DA 19-793.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

8-3-16
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Commission's Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. DA 16-884.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

11-14-13
The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Commission's Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. CG Docket No. 10-162. DA 13-2189.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

8-10-10
Erratum - CGB Seeks Comment on the Commission's Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Description: Issued an Erratum correcting Public Notice, DA 10-1325, released July 19, 2010. Pleading Cycle Established.
Public Notice: Word || PDF

7-19-10
The Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Seeks Comment on the Commission's Policies and Practices to Ensure Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. CG Docket No. 10-162.
Public Notice: Word || PDF
Erratum (Released August 10, 2010): Word || PDF

12-17-07
The Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau reports on the First Triennial Review of the Commission's Policies and Practices Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. (DA 07-5009)
Public Notice: Word || PDF
[ Statement of Chairman Michael K. Powell ||
Statement of Commissioner Michael J. Copps ||
Statement of Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein ]

On March 12, 2003, the Federal Communications Commission released an Order Amending Part 1 of the Commission's Rules to Implement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, re: Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in the Commission's Programs and Activities.

The Section 504 Coordinator can be reached at fcc504@fcc.gov.

Updated: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019