00RS HB1032


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HB 1032/FN/LM (BR 2758) - S. Johns

     AN ACT relating to access to information technology.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 61 to declare legislative findings and define term; require state and state-assisted entities to ensure that information technology equipment and software used by the entities provide access to blind or visually impaired, and deaf or hard of hearing individuals; require technology access clause in contracts for the purchase of information technology; require Finance and Administration Cabinet to develop the technology access clause and nonvisual access standards; require existing equipment when upgraded or replaced to be brought into compliance; and permit a person injured by a violation of access requirement to seek injunctive relief.


     HCS/FN/LM - Make technical corrections; change the definition of "undue burden" to mean any significant difficulty or expense including but not limited to a difficulty or expense associated with technology feasibility.

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to State Government (H)
     Mar 13-posting waived; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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