Laws for Public Entities

  • Title II ADA - Title II covers all activities of State and local governments regardless of the government entity's size or receipt of Federal funding. Title II requires that State and local governments give people with disabilities an equal opportunity to benefit from all of their programs, services and activities.

  • Title IV ADA - Title IV addresses telephone and television access for people with hearing and speech disabilities.

  • Rehabilitation Act, Section 508 - Section 508 established requirements for electronic and information technology developed, maintained, procured, or used by the Federal government and stipulates such technology to be accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public.

  • California Government Code 11135 - 11139 - California Government Code Sections 11135 through 11139.8 provides protection from discrimination from any program or activity that is conducted, funded directly by, or receives any financial assistance from the State. This section also brings into State law, accessibility requirements for information technology from Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

  • Employment - This will take you to the ADA TF Employment page, which lists relevant employment laws and information for both private businesses and public entities.