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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 18 - 10 N- 2 §18-10N-2. Definitions.
The following words have the meanings indicated:

(a) "Access" means the ability to receive, use and manipulate data and operate controls included in information technology.

(b) "Blind or visually impaired individual" means an individual who:

(1) Has a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with corrective lenses or has a limited field of vision so that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than twenty degrees;

(2) Has a medically indicated expectation of visual deterioration; or

(3) Has a medically diagnosed limitation in visual functioning that restricts the individual's ability to read and write standard print at levels expected of individuals of comparable ability.

(c) "Information technology" means all electronic information processing hardware and software, including telecommunications.

(d) "Nonvisual" means synthesized speech, Braille and other output methods not requiring sight.

(e) "State agency" means the state or any of its departments, agencies or boards or commissions.

(f) "Telecommunications" means the transmission of information, voice, or data by radio, video or other electronic or impulse means.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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