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2017 Regular Session



State Procurement - Information Technology - Nonvisual Access

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the House - Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Information Technology to appoint a specified access technology officer; requiring the access technology officer to develop a provision for inclusion in all State procurement contracts requiring a specified determination within 18 months of contract commencement; requiring the Department, by January 1, 2018, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards consistent with specified federal standards; providing a specified vendor may be subject to specified liquidated damages; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Conway, Bates, Benson, Eckardt, Kagan, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Peters, Pinsky, Robinson, Salling, Simonaire, Waugh, Young, Zucker, and Nathan-Pulliam
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1140
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth 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 1:10 P.M.