Congress receives CVVA 2022 biennial report from FCC
The Federal Communications Commission(FCC)has submitted its biennial report to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the U.S. Senate and the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives, in accordance with the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA).
The Report assesses industry compliance over the past two years(January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2021)with sections 255, 716, and 718 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the Act). These sections require telecommunications and advanced communications services and equipment, and Internet browsers built into mobile phones (collectively, covered products and services) to be accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities. The Report also addresses accessibility barriers to new communications technologies and also provides information about the number and nature of, and actions taken to resolve, complaints alleging violations of sections 255, 716, and 718, including the length of time that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) took to resolve such complaints.