OFCCP EXTENDS COMMENT PERIOD ON NPRM FOR SECTION 503

by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

The OFCCP has posted the following supplementary information related to its December 9, 2011 related to comments on its NPRM on Section 503.

On December 9, 2011, OFCCP published a proposed rule entitled, "Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals with Disabilities" (76 FR 77056). OFCCP was to receive comments on this NPRM on or before February 7, 2012. Various organizations and entities submitted requests to extend the comment period by an additional 90 days or more. We considered these requests and determined that it is appropriate to provide an additional 14-day period for comment on the proposed regulation. We are, therefore, extending the comment period until, Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

Comments may be submitted (identified by RIN 1250-AA02, by any of the following methods:

  • Federal e Rulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

  • Fax: (202) 693-1304 (for comments of six pages or less).

  • Mail: Debra A. Carr, Director, Division of Policy, Planning, and Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Room C-3325, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debra A. Carr, Director, Division of Policy, Planning and Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room C-3325, Washington, D.C. 20210.

Telephone: (202) 693-0103 (voice) or (202) 693-1337 (TTY).

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