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Who are some good contacts to help us with accessibility?

Who is responsible for policing agencies or enforcing this Act?

  • There was not an enforcing agency named in Arkansas code. It will be "policed" by individuals, who can sue for compliance.

From where did this legislation originate?

  • It was written by the National Federation for the Blind and sponsored by Rep. Shane Broadway in the 1999 session. Several other states also have this legislation, or a variant of it.

When must we be compliant?

  • The date for compliance was July 1, 1999.
     

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