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Michigan State Digital Accessibility Requirements

Executive Branch Departments, Agencies, and Sub-units (collectively, “Departments”)
shall comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended;
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Michigan Deaf Persons’
Interpreters Act, 1982 PA 204, MCL 393.501 et seq.; and the Michigan Persons with
Disabilities Civil Rights Act, 1976 PA 220, MCL 37.1101 et seq. (collectively, the “Acts”)
to ensure that printed materials and documents, meetings and events, videos and other
media production, social media, websites, applications, and electronic documents are
accessible to persons with disabilities as required by law.

Public Accommodation Laws

The opportunity to obtain full and equal utilization of public accommodations, public services, and educational facilities without discrimination because of a disability is guaranteed by this act and is a civil right unless that accommodation would impose an undue hardship.

Violation Penalties

A person alleging a violation of this act may bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief or damages, or both. Damages may include compensation for injury or loss caused by each violation, including legal fees.

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