GSA Government-wide Section 508 Accessibility Program

OMB Memos Regarding Agency Duties under Section 508

In 2013 OMB issued a Strategic Plan for Improving Management of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The OMB Strategic Plan outlines additional agency responsibility to increase transparency, strengthen accountability, and improve collaboration for Section 508 implementation.

OMB had previously issued memoranda to Chief Acquisition Officers and Chief Information Officers reiterating the importance of buying accessible information technology in accordance with Section 508: