IC 4-13.1-3-1 Accessibility standards
Sec. 1. (a) The office shall appoint a group to develop standards
that are compatible with principles and goals contained in the
electronic and information technology accessibility standards
adopted by the architectural and transportation barriers compliance
board under Section 508 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973
(29 U.S.C. 794d), as amended. The office shall adopt rules under
IC 4-22-2 concerning the standards developed under this section.
Those standards must conform with the requirements of Section 508
of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794d), as
(b) The group shall consist of at least the following:
(1) A representative of an organization with experience in and
knowledge of assistive technology policy.
(2) An individual with a disability.
(3) Representatives of the judicial and legislative branches of
(4) Representatives of the administrative branch of state
(5) At least three (3) representatives of local units of
(c) If an entity subject to the requirements of this section cannot
readily comply with the information technology accessibility
standards without undue burden, the entity shall submit a plan to the
office with a proposed time for later compliance with the standards.
A plan submitted under this subsection must provide alternative
means for accessibility during the period of noncompliance.
(d) Notwithstanding any other law, the standards developed under
subsection (a) apply to the executive, legislative, judicial, and
administrative branches of state and local government. As added by P.L.177-2005, SEC.9.