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Mississippi State Digital Accessibility Requirements

Mississippi.gov includes an accessibility policy ensuring visitors it is committed to inclusion and universal access in all of its services and programs. It mentions that it tests its websites for accessibility, but no specific accessibility standards are mentioned.

Public Accommodation Laws

Blind persons, visually handicapped persons, deaf persons and other physically disabled persons shall have the same right as the able-bodied to the full and free use of the streets, highways, sidewalks, walkways, public buildings, public facilities, and other public places.

Violation Penalties

Any person, firm, or corporation who denies or interferes with access by members of the protected class to the public facilities or places, public accommodations, or otherwise interferes with their rights granted under the above statutes, is subject to a fine of $100 or 60-day jail time or both. Ms. Code Ann. ยง 43-6-11.

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