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The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act was introduced in the U.S. Congress on June 26, 2009. The goal of this law is to "establish new safeguards for disability access to ensure that people with disabilities are not left behind as technology changes and the United States migrates to the next generation of Internet-based and digital communication technologies." (http://www.coataccess.org/node/32)
More information about this important legislation, including an online petition you can sign to show your support for it, can be found on the Internet. Please visit the sites listed below to learn more about this bill. More importantly, please consider contacting your Congressional representatives and asking for their support (see the link below).
COAT (Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology): www.coataccess.org
Caption Action Blog: http://captionaction2.blogspot.com
Find and contact your Congressional representatives and Senators.