SB0286 (CH0632)

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2018 Regular Session



State Procurement - Information Technology - Nonvisual Access

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 632

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, on or before January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide individuals with disabilities with certain nonvisual access so the individuals have the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as users without disabilities; requiring the Secretary or the Secretary's designee to establish a process for determining if certain information technology meets certain standards and for enforcing the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Conway, Astle, Bates, Benson, Brochin, Cassilly, Currie, DeGrange, Eckardt, Edwards, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Kagan, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Miller, Norman, Oaks, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Ready, Reilly, Robinson, Rosapepe, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, Smith, Waugh, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0439 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Procurement
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Federal Government
Information Technology, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Statutes:Article - State Finance and Procurement
(3A-301, 3A-303, 3A-311)

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May 18, 2018 4:04 P.M.