HB0396 (CH0503)

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2014 Regular Session



Department of Disabilities - Study of Accessibility Concepts in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology Programs in Higher Education

Sponsored by:

Delegate Turner


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 503

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Disabilities, in cooperation with the National Federation of the Blind, to study and make recommendations regarding accessibility concepts in computer science, information systems, and information technology programs in higher education; requiring the Department to submit a preliminary report on or before December 15, 2015, and a final report on or before June 30, 2017, of findings and recommendations to the Governor and specified committees of the General Assembly; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates F. Turner, Afzali, Anderson, Arora, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Bohanan, Boteler, Braveboy, Bromwell, Cane, Cardin, Clippinger, Conaway, Cullison, DeBoy, Dumais, Eckardt, Elliott, Fisher, Frank, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gaines, George, Gilchrist, Glenn, Guzzone, Harper, Haynes, Healey, Hixson, Hogan, Holmes, Hough, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, James, Jones, Kaiser, K. Kelly, Krebs, Lee, Love, Luedtke, Malone, McComas, McDermott, McIntosh, McMillan, A. Miller, W. Miller, Mizeur, Murphy, Myers, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, O'Donnell, Oaks, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ready, Reznik, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Schulz, Serafini, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, Stukes, Summers, Swain, V. Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, Weir, Wilson, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0446
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Appropriations   View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Blind Persons
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Disabilities, Department of
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Information Technology, Department of
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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