A lot of work went in to getting this bill this far. I kept meaning to write about it from all the e-mails I was getting, but just never remembered. Thank you ACB members and whoever else fought tirelessly for this.
From an ACB e-mail:
Excerpt from the Presidential Proclamation on National Disability Employment Awareness Month: ”We must improve the accessibility of our workplaces and enable the collaboration and contributions of every employee, and that is why I look forward to signing into law the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. This legislation will greatly increase access to technology, with advances in areas such as closed captioning, delivery of emergency information, video description, and other advanced communications — all essential tools for learning and working in today’s technological society.” Read more at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/10/01/presidential-proclamation-national-disability-employment-awareness-month