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ÐÌÌT.€3/30/92ÌSBO:NM:hkbÌDJ#€192-18003986ÌÌÌÌÌÌThe€Honorable€Leon€E.€PanettaÌMember,€U.S.€House€of
€RepresentativesÌ380€Alvarado€StreetÌMonterey,€California€93940ÌÌDear
€Congressman€Panetta:ÌÌ€€€€€€€€This€letter€is€in€response€to€your
€letter€on€behalf€of€yourÌconstituent,€ñ​
ñXXXñ​
ññ ñLarry€Woodsideñ​ ñ,€concerning€requirements€for€signs€inÌState€and
€local€government€buildings€under€the€Americans€withÌDisabilities€Act€
(ADA).ÌÌ€€€€€€€€State€and€local€government€entities€must€follow
€title€II€ofÌthe€ADA.€In€new€construction€and€alterations,€the€title
€IIÌregulations€give€State€and€local€government€entities€a€choiceÌbetween
€following€the€Uniform€Federal€Accessibility€StandardsÌ(UFAS)€or€the
€ADA€Accessibility€Guidelines€(ADAAG).€Copies€ofÌboth€standards€are
€enclosed.€The€standards€for€signs€areÌsomewhat€different€under€ADAAG
€and€UFAS€and€are€summarized€atÌpage€26€of€the€Department€of
€Justice's€technical€assistanceÌmanual€(enclosed).ÌÌ€€€€€€€€Your
€constituent€also€asked€about€special€signs.€Both€ADAAGÌand€UFAS
€require€the€international€symbol€of€accessibility€inÌcertain€instances.€
(See€ADAAG€S€4.1.2(7)€and€UFAS€S€4.1.1(7)).€InÌaddition,€ADAAG
€has€requirements€for€symbols€identifying€volumeÌcontrol€telephones,€text
€telephones,€and€assistive€listeningÌsystems.€(See€ADAAG€S€4.30.7).ÌÌ€€
€€€€€€The€requirements€regarding€signage€in€State€and
€localÌgovernment€facilities€became€effective€on€January€26,€1992.ÌUnder
€title€II,€an€individual€can€file€a€complaint€with€one€ofÌthe€agencies
€designated€in€the€title€II€rule€(see€section€35.190Ìof€the€enclosed

€Department€of€Justice€regulations).€TheÌdesignated€agency€responsible€for
€enforcement€of€title€II€isÌdetermined€by€the€type€of€building€involved.
€For€instance,€theÌDepartment€of€Education€has€responsibility€for
€educationalÌfacilities,€while€the€Department€of€Justice€has
€responsibilityÌfor€courts€and€correctional€institutions.€The€enclosed€title
€IIÌÌÌcc:€Records;€CRS;€Oneglia;€Milton;€McDowney;€hkbÌÌÌÌ01-00545ñ​
ñÌÌÌÌñ​ ñÐ​ ​ ​,.|)< Ð-€2€-ÌÌmanual€at€pages€46€and€47€lists€the
€addresses€for€each€of€theÌdesignated€agencies.ÌÌ€€€€€€€€An€agency
€receiving€a€title€II€complaint€can€investigate€theÌcomplaint€and€may
€refer€it€to€the€Department€of€Justice€forÌpossible€litigation.€If€the
€State€or€local€government€programÌreceived€Federal€funds,€the€agency
€can€terminate€Federal€fundsÌunder€section€504€of€the€Rehabilitation
€Act€of€1973,€assuming€anÌoutstanding€violation€is€not€resolved.€The
€title€II€provisionsÌcan€also€be€enforced€by€way€of€a€private€action,
€whether€or€not€aÌdesignated€agency€finds€a€violation.ÌÌ€€€€€€€€I
€hope€this€information€has€been€helpful€to€you.ÌÌ€€€€€€€€€€€€€€
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€Woodsideñ​ ñ.ÌÌÌÌÌRE:€€€€€ñ​ ñXXXñ​ ññ ñMr.€Woodsideñ​ ñ€is
€interested€in€information€about€the€ADA.Ì€€€€€€€€He€is€particularly
€interested€in€sign€regulations,€sinceÌ€€€€€€€€he€understands€that€the
€ADA€requires€public€buildingsÌ€€€€€€€€to€have€particular€types€of
€signs€for€the€disabled.ÌÌWould€you€please€review€the€attached€and
€reply€to€the€concernsÌor€questions€which€this€constituent€has€brought
€to€my€attention?ÌThank€you€for€your€assistance.ÌÌThank€you€very€much
€for€your€attention€to€this€matter.ÌÌ€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€
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€a€number€of€requirements€regarding€counties€and€citiesÌ€€€€€€€
€having€signs€in€their€building€in€brail€and€special€signsÌ€€€€€€€
€about€special€phone€services€and€possibly€other€sign€requirements.ÌÌ€€

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€€€€€€€regarding€signs,€what€is€the€time€limit€for€cities€andÌ€€€€
€€€€counties€to€comply€with€the€sign€provisions€in€the€Act,Ì€€€€€
€€€how€the€provisions€will€be€enforced€and€what€agency€willÌ€€€€
€€€€have€enforcement€jurisdiction€of€the€provisions€pertainingÌ€€€€€€
€€to€signs€in€local€government€buildings.€Can€he€have€theÌ€€€€€€€
€name,€address€and€phone€number€of€the€enforcement€agency.ÌÌÌÌ0100548ÌÌÌÌÌÌÌÌÌÌ