6 AAC 65.990 - Definitions

In this chapter

(1) "accessible format" means that information is presented through the use of auxiliary aides and services, as defined in 28 C.F.R. 35.104, to promote effective communication;
(2) "ADA" means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as established in 42 U.S.C. 12101 - 12213;
(3) "agency" means a department, division, office, public corporation, board, commission, authority, or other organizational unit of the executive branch of state government, excluding the Alaska Railroad and the University of Alaska;
(4) "disability" means the same as in 28 C.F.R. 35.104;
(5) "physical or mental impairment" means the same as in 28 C.F.R. 35.104;
(6) "qualified individual with a disability" means
(A) with respect to employment with a state agency, the same as in 29 C.F.R. 1630.2;
(B) with respect to the services, programs, or activities of a state agency, the same as in 28 C.F.R. 35.104;
(7) "telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD)" means a telephone or text telephone with a typewriter keyboard attached that enables a individual who is deaf or experiences a speech disorder to effectively communicate via the telephone through typed messages that appear either on a display screen or on a paper tape.


6 AAC 65.990
Eff. 11/27/93, Register 128

Authority: Art. III, sec. 1,

AS 44.17.030

AS 44.17.060

Ak. Const.

Art. III, sec. 16,

Ak. Const.

Art. III, sec. 24,

Ak. Const.

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