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RE: State laws regarding web accessibility

From: Waddell, Cynthia <cynthia.waddell@ci.sj.ca.us>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2000 23:51:22 -0700
Message-ID: <0A005268C8DED311A23E0008C75D1EFF47669A@sj-exchange.ci.sj.ca.us>
To: "'Paul Mitchum'" <mile23@usa.net>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hello,
Please see my recent paper that discusses Section 508, ADA and the impact on
the States:  "An Overview of Law & Policy for IT Accessibility: A Resource
for State and Municipal IT Policy Makers" at 
http://www.icdri.org/SL508overview.html.

Sincerely,
Cynthia D. Waddell

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Cynthia D. Waddell
ADA Coordinator
Office of Equality Assurance
City Manager Department
801 North First Street, Room 460
San Jose, California  USA 95110-1704
(408)277-4034
(408)971-0134 TTY
(408)277-3885 FAX
http://www.icdri.org/cynthia_waddell.htm 


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Mitchum [mailto:mile23@usa.net]
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 10:26 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: State laws regarding web accessibility


Hello.

I was wondering if anyone happens to know of any state laws in the US 
which might parallel section 508 in the federal government. I'm 
particularly interested in Washington and California.

In doing some research I found pseudo-accessible sites such as 
California's Orange County Office of Risk Management: 
<http://www.oc.ca.gov/ceo_risk/>, but there doesn't seem to be much 
going on at the state level otherwise.

Am I looking in the wrong places?

Many thanks.

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Paul Mitchum  --  mile23@usa.net  --
   "Quiet is the absence of noise. Silence is the presence of silence."
Received on Monday, 24 July 2000 13:00:24 GMT

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