Access to Federal Facilities and the Roll of the General Services Administration (GSA)

Event Date/Time: 

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
2:00 PM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT

Location: 

Online via Zoom Webinar Platform

Description: 

This session will explore the roll of the General Services Administration (GSA) in insuring the accessibility of buildings and facilities leased by the federal government. The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) and the Rehabilitation Act applies to buildings funded by the federal government. Learn about the history and coverage of the ABA. Standards issued underthe ABA provide minimum requirements for facilities or buildings newly leased by federal agencies. These provisions address accessible routes, parking, toilet and bathing facilities, sales and service counters, joint use areas, fire alarms, and other elements and spaces.Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 5 - Great Lakes ADA Center, ADA National Network

Audience: 

Architects/Contractors, People with Disabilities, State and Local Government, ADA Coordinator, Code Officials Responsible for Physical Accessibility Requirements, Consumer Advocate, Family Member of Person With Disability

Topic: 

Facility Access, Other Laws

Credit: 

ACTCP Credit, AIA, Attendance, ICCPPP

Registration: 

Required

Cost: 

0

Registration Deadline: 

Monday, April 19, 2021