1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Study: Non-Visual Access Technology (language only)

Item 410 #1c

Item 410 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Virginia Visually Handicapped, Department for the

Page 249, after line 32 insert:
"The Virginia Department for the Visually Handicapped, in cooperation with the Council on Information Management and the Department of Planning and Budget, shall study nonvisual access technology.  The Department shall submit its findings and recommendations by October 31, 1998, to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on General Laws, the Senate Finance Committee, the House Committee on Science and Technology, and the House Appropriations Committee, and to the Secretaries of Administration and Health and Human Resources regarding (i) how best to implement such technology in the Commonwealth and (ii) the projected cost of such technology to the Commonwealth."

(This amendment requires a study of special access technologies for visually impaired persons.)