HB1088 (CH0631)

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2018 Regular Session



State Procurement - Information Technology - Nonvisual Access

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 631

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, by January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide an individual with disabilities with nonvisual access so the individual can acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as users without disabilities; requiring the nonvisual access standards to be consistent with certain federal standards; requiring a certain nonvisual access clause to include a certain statement; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Rosenberg, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Barron, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Blind Persons
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Federal Government
Information Technology, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(3A-301, 3A-303, 3A-311)

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May 18, 2018 4:04 P.M.