It is critical that we build support for the Greater Access and Independence through Nonvisual Access Technology (GAIN) Act. House – H.R. 3929 – Sponsored by Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-9) – 4 cosponsors

This legislation permits the Access Board to establish nonvisual accessibility guidelines for manufacturers, conduct training on these guidelines, and give authority to appropriate agencies to enforce these guidelines pertaining to home use medical devices, exercise equipment, and home appliances.

Please call or email your representative and urge them to cosponsor the Greater Access and Independence through Nonvisual Access Technology (GAIN) Act. When you call or email, you might say something like the following:

“Hello, my name is, and I am a constituent of representative X. I live in [city, state]. I am calling to urge Representative X to cosponsor H.R. 3929, the Greater Access and Independence through Nonvisual Access Technology (GAIN) Act. This legislation permits the Access Board to establish nonvisual accessibility guidelines for manufacturers, conduct training on these guidelines, and give authority to appropriate agencies to enforce these guidelines pertaining to home use medical devices, exercise equipment, and home appliances.

Contact your member of Congress by calling the Capitol Switchboard and asking for the office in question at 202-224-3121. If you email your representative, please copy John Pare at jpare@nfb.org. Your calls and emails do make a difference.

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