Web Accessibility Legislation in Arizona
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An Overview of Legislation in Arizona
The standards aim to establish a statewide policy that lowers the technical barriers to accessibility on Arizona web sites for persons with disabilities.
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What You Need To Know About Web Accessibility in Arizona
What is Arizona’s Accessibility Policy?
Arizona’s Website Accessibility Policy seeks to establish a statewide policy that provides an accessibility model for the development and implementation of Arizona State government web sites that minimizes technical barriers to accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
Are there any other requirements related to Arizona’s Accessibility Policy?
Website’s covered by Arizona’s accessibility standards must use high-contrasting colors, have alt text for images, properly tagged lists and tables, and transcripts or captions for all audio and video content. In addition to this, they must also provide text-only and downloadable PDF versions of other web content, accessible form labels, and ensure that all digital content is keyboard navigable.
Who do Arizona’s accessibility standards apply to?
The standards of the statewide policy created by the Arizona Department of Administration - Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology Office (ADOA-ASET) apply to all websites for all public state offices, branches, and departments, as well as organizations that receive state funding.
What are the penalties for non-conformance?
Penalties for non-conformance with Arizona’s accessibility laws can include civil action as well as a loss of state funding.
A Few Landmark Cases in Arizona
Blind Man Sues Arizona Businesses Alleging ADA Violations
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Disbarred Arizona Attorney Files Avalanche of Disability Lawsuits
A former attorney disbarred in 2019 filed a large number of ADA Lawsuits
Web Accessibility Lawsuit Epidemic Reaches Arizona
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