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Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Contact Information: Oklahoma Department of Transportation Civil Rights Division Trinia Mullins, ADA/504 Coordinator 200 N.E. 21st Street Oklahoma City, OK. 73105 Phone: 405-521-4140 Fax: 405-522-4895 Email: Title2@odot. org http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/ Oklahoma Department of Transportation In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology (EIT) accessible to people with disabilities. Section 508 was passed by the Oklahoma Leg-islature and signed by the Governor of Oklaho-ma in 2004. The standards apply to all state agencies, as defined. As such, they apply equally to all state employees, contractors or any entity that deals with the State of Oklahoma. Section 508 requires that federal agencies’ elec-tronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. The Oklahoma Department of Transporta-tion (ODOT) ensures that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disabil-ity/ handicap, or income status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimina-tion under any and all programs, services, or activities administered by ODOT, its re-cipients, sub-recipients, and contractors. Electronic and information technology prod-ucts procured, developed, maintained, or used by a Federal agency. Complaints and lawsuits can only be filed against products that are procured. Electronic and information technology includes products that store, process, transmit, convert, duplicate, or receive electronic information Copiers, computers, fax machines, information kiosks, software, operat-ing systems, websites and telecom-munications products.
|Okla State Agency||
Transportation, Oklahoma Department of
|Okla Agency Code||
|Title||Your rights under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act|
|Authors||Oklahoma. Department of Transportation.|
|Publisher||Oklahoma Department of Transportation|
People with disabilities--Legal status, laws, etc.--Oklahoma.
United States. Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
|Purpose||In the event an individual believes that the Department has failed to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the individual or group of individuals may file a complaint with the Department. The process for filing a Section 508 Complaint will be as follows:|
|OkDocs Class#||T1300.1 Y81r/508 2011|
|Digital Format||PDF, Adobe Reader required|
|ODL electronic copy||Downloaded from agency website: http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/civil-rights/ada-504-508/pdfs/cvr_sect-508_brochure-english.pdf|
|Rights and Permissions||This Oklahoma state government publication is provided for educational purposes under U.S. copyright law. Other usage requires permission of copyright holders.|