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District of Columbia Digital Accessibility Requirements

The DC.Gov web portal is committed to meeting the federal government standards of Section 508.

Public Accommodation Laws

The DC Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination in housing, employment, public accommodations and educational institutions.

Violation Penalties

Plaintiffs may recover compensatory damages and legal fees. Civil penalties may also be assessed and deposited into the General Fund of up to $50,000, depending on the number of prior offenses.

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