To amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to include consumer facing websites and mobile applications owned or operated by a private entity, to establish web accessibility compliance standards for such websites and mobile applications, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Length: 12 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on October 1, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Oct 1, 2020
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H.R. 8478 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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