AB 1404 (Carrillo, Wendy D) Disability access: internet website-related accessibility claims
Current Text: Chaptered: 10/13/2023
Last Amend: 9/8/2023
Status: 10/13/2023-Approved by the Governor. Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 842, Statutes of 2023.
Location: 10/13/2023-A. CHAPTERED
Summary: Existing state law, the Unruh Civil Rights Act, and federal law, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, prohibit discrimination on the basis of various specified personal characteristics, including disability.This bill would require an attorney, with each demand letter or complaint alleging an internet website-related accessibility claim, to provide the defendant with a copy of a written advisory notice pertaining to disability access laws, as specified. The bill would become operative only if AB 1757 of the 2023–24 Regular Session is enacted and takes effect on or before January 1, 2025. This bill contains other existing laws.