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2017 Regular Session



State Procurement - Information Technology - Nonvisual Access

Sponsored by:

Delegate Platt


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Information Technology to appoint an access technology officer in accordance with specified requirements; requiring the access technology officer to develop a provision for inclusion in all State procurement contracts that requires a specified determination 18 months from contract commencement; requiring the Department of Information Technology, on or before January 1, 2018, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that are consistent with specified federal standards; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Platt, Cullison, Hill, and Metzgar
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0439
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  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, 3A-303.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.