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


Tuesday, April 20, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

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.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

Rex Pace, National Accessibility Officer , U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.