(30 ILCS 587/15)
Development of standards.
Not later than 6 months after the effective date of this Act, the Department of Human Services shall develop and publish accessibility standards for electronic and information technology for State entities. The Secretary of Human Services shall convene a working group of appropriate State entity representatives, stakeholders, and other appropriate individuals and officials to advise and assist the Department in this process. The standards shall address, at a minimum, the following:
(1) functional performance criteria and technical
requirements for accessibility;
(2) recommendations for procurement language that can
be incorporated into existing State procurement processes to ensure compliance with accessibility standards; and
(3) recommendations for planning, reporting,
monitoring, and enforcement of the accessibility standards by State entities.
(Source: P.A. 95-307, eff. 8-20-07.)