98RS SB361


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SB 361/FN/LM (BR 2143) - T. Philpot

     AN ACT relating to access to information technology.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 61 to declare legislative findings and define terms; require state and state-assisted entities to insure that information technology equipment and software used by the entity provide access to blind and visually impaired individuals; require technology access clauses in contracts for the purchase of information technology; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to develop the technology access clause and nonvisual access standards; establish phase-in of nonvisual access technology procurement over three-year period and at time of upgrade or replacement of existing equipment or software; permit a person injured by a violation of access requirements to seek injunctive relief.

     Feb 26-introduced in Senate
     Feb 27-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 18, 1998
     Mar 18-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 19-received in House
     Mar 20-to State Government (H); posted in committee
     Mar 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 25-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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