Submitted on: November 11, 2023
Comments provided to: Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
The MRCT Center submitted a response to the Notice for Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) request of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for comments on the draft, “Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in Health and Human Service Programs or Activities. The MRCT Center applauds OCR’s considerations of the rights of people with disabilities and OCR’s effort to clarify and strengthen Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The MRCT endorsed several key areas in the proposed rule Center presented some suggestions for further clarification.