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NPR 3713.1C
Effective Date: April 22, 2019
Expiration Date: April 22, 2026

Subject: Reasonable Accommodations Procedures for Individuals with Disabilities

Responsible Office: Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

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Table of Contents

NPS 3713.101, Policy Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility for NASA's Workforce and Workplaces


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. Policy

1.1 NASA Policy

Chapter 2. Roles and Responsibilities

2.1 Employees
2.2 Job Applicants
2.3 Decision Makers
2.4 Associate Administrator for Diversity and Equal Opportunity
2.5 Disability Program Managers
2.6 Human Resources Specialists
2.7 NASA Physicians
2.8 Reasonable Accommodations Team

Chapter 3. The Reasonable Accommodations Process

3.1 Initiating the Request
3.2 Processing the Request
3.3 Processing When Medical Information Is Required
3.4 Granting the Reasonable Accommodation Request
3.5 Denying the Reasonable Accommodation Request
3.6 Appeal of Denials

Chapter 4. Statutory and Collective Bargaining Claims

4.1 Relationship with Statutory and Collective Bargaining Protections
4.2 Statutory Anti-Discrimination Remedies
4.3 Supervisory Recusals

Chapter 5. Records Maintenance and Reporting

5.1 Records Maintenance
5.2 Reasonable Accommodations Reporting
5.3 Conformity with NASA Records Management Policy

Chapter 6. Types of Reasonable Accommodations

6.1 Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
6.2 Travel Accommodations
6.3 Parking
6.4 Building Facility Accommodations

Chapter 7. Dissemination, Education, and Inquiries

7.1 Dissemination
7.2 Education and Awareness
7.3 Inquiries

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Implementation Guide
Appendix D. References
Appendix E. Resources
Appendix F. Forms
Appendix G. NASA Center POCs


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