Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Departmental Regulation 4030-001

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Office Of the Chief Information Officer

Section 508 Program

1. PURPOSE

The purpose of this regulation is to provide guidance to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies and staff offices regarding the implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973( 29 U.S.C. § 794 (d)), as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220, August 7, 1998). In keeping with its mission, USDA is committed to making its web sites and all of its electronic and information technology (EIT) (or ICT-Information and Communications Technology, another commonly used term worldwide) accessible to the widest possible audience, especially individuals with disabilities.

2. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/CANCELLATION

DR 4030-001 dated July 23, 2003, is hereby superseded by this Departmental Regulation.

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