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New Mexico Digital Accessibility Requirements

The State of New Mexico has adopted the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Conformance Level AA and Section 508.

Public Accommodation Laws

It is unlawful for any person in any public accommodation to make a distinction, directly or indirectly, in offering or refusing to offer its services, facilities, accommodations, or goods to any person because of physical or mental handicap.

Violation Penalties

New Mexico’s Human Rights Commission may require the respondent to pay actual damages to the complainant and to pay reasonable attorneys’ fees, if the complainant was represented by private counsel, and to take such affirmative action as the commission considers necessary, including a requirement for reports of the manner of compliance.

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