HHS, DOJ to Publish Rules Relaxing Gun Background Check Rules

Tomorrow, the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Justice (DOJ) will publish rules relaxing the release of some protected health information (PHI) for purchasers of weapons. Up until now, the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has prevented the release to the nationwide criminal background system of information regarding the mental health of individuals […]

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DOJ to Introduce Proposed Rule on Website Accessibility

The Department of Justice (DOJ) in July intends to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to apply American with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility guidelines to state and federal government websites. "Many states and localities have begun to improve the accessibility of portions of their websites," the DOJ explained. "However, full compliance with the ADA's […]

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