SB0446 (CH0502)

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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:

Senator Conway


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 502

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 and a final report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and specified committees of the General Assembly on or before specified dates; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Conway, Benson, Dyson, Ferguson, Forehand, Frosh, Jennings, Jones-Rodwell, King, Klausmeier, Montgomery, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Reilly, Rosapepe, Shank, Simonaire, Stone, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0396
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs   View Committee HearingAppropriations   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):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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