Rights of persons with disabilities; procedures for certain actions, website accessibility. (SB1302)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Rights of persons with disabilities; procedures for certain actions; website accessibility. Requires a person who alleges that the website of a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union does not comply with applicable law regarding its accessibility by the vision impaired or hearing impaired to provide such entity with notice of the alleged violation at least 120 days prior to filing a civil cause of action. If the entity cures the defect within the 120 days, then the court shall dismiss the action. The bill also requires the court to dismiss a cause of action filed after the defendant has cured the defect and award reasonable costs and attorney fees to the defendant. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104075D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1302)
01/30/2019Committee substitute printed to LIS only 19105500D-S1
01/30/2019Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (8-Y 5-N 2-A) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2296.

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