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2016 Florida Statutes

SECTION 603
Access to electronic and information technology for persons with disabilities; undue burden; limitations.
F.S. 282.603
282.603 Access to electronic and information technology for persons with disabilities; undue burden; limitations.
(1) Each state agency shall develop, procure, maintain, and use accessible electronic information and information technology acquired on or after July 1, 2006, that conforms to the applicable provisions set forth by s. 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and 29 U.S.C. s. 794(d), including the regulations set forth under 36 C.F.R. part 1194, except when compliance with this section imposes an undue burden; however, in such instance, a state agency must provide individuals with disabilities with the information and data involved by an alternative method of access that allows the individual to use the information and data.
(2) This section does not require a state agency to install specific accessibility-related software or attach an assistive technology device at a work station of a state employee who is not an individual with a disability.
(3) This section does not require a state agency, when providing the public with access to information or data through electronic information technology, to make products owned by the state agency available for access and use by individuals with disabilities at a location other than the location at which the electronic information and information technology are normally provided to the public. This section does not require a state agency to purchase products for access and use by individuals with disabilities at a location other than at the location where the electronic information and information technology are normally provided to the public.
History.s. 73, ch. 2006-227.