Accessibility Statement


The Senate is committed to providing accessible content to ensure that all New Yorkers can participate in the legislative process.  The content of this website aspires to adhere to guidelines of the New York State Office for Technology ("OFT") Policy P04-002, section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-112), as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


NYS OFT Policy P04-002

This policy provides a mandatory technology standard for all state agencies, requiring all web-based intranet and internet information that is made available to the general public or state agencies must also be made accessible to persons with disabilities.


Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act & Americans with Disabilities Act


These federal laws require electronic and information technology to be accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public.  The system should allow people with disabilities to have the same access to the information as those without disability or impairment, to ensure that communications with people with disabilities are as effective as communications with others.