19 state AGs write Sessions sharing CUNA’s ADA concerns
Attorneys General from nineteen states have written Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for clarity about how the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to websites. Several of the attorneys general signed onto the letter as a direct result of advocacy by state credit union leagues.
CUNA continues its work to find a solution on the regulatory and legislative arenas, as uncertainty over how the ADA applies to websites has led to lawsuits against credit unions.
CUNA and leagues around the country have written to and met with policymakers at the state and federal level to urge the Department of Justice to clarify if and how the ADA applies to website accessibility.
Credit unions are cited in the letter as an example of an industry that has been targeted by frivolous ADA lawsuits and predatory demand letters.
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