Many improvements in accessibility of programs and buildings on Capitol Hill have been made by the Architect of the Capitol in partnership with the House and Senate over the last 20 years, according to the OOC, which inspects the complex each Congress.
Read our Q&A with the Architect of the Capitol's Ben Scavone. And see the most recent findings: ADA Biennial Inspection Report for the 113th Congress.
In its education role, the OOC has created “Preventing Disability Discrimination in the Congressional Workplace” online training for legislative branch staff. Senator Tammy Duckworth provides the introduction for the Senate; and Rep. Jim Langevin introduces the House version.
The Office of Compliance (OOC) enforces the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 which incorporates 13 workplace and accessibility laws covering the legislative branch.