In California, the easy removal (by the customer) of a POS card and PIN reader device attached to a security tether from its unit (mounting) example: countertop and built-in, example: Kiosk, is required. The State also requires security tethers and for all PIN on Glass, for example: Clover Square are required to have a physical tactile PIN-pad.

POS manufacturers and POS equipment providers that sell to California businesses are required to offer these components for checkouts. Expensive CA. Code Fines Apply as well as ADA and PCI-POI and personal discrimination legal issues atop.

  • Assistive Checkout.

    All California businesses have additional requirements for assistive POS checkouts.

  • POS Equipment.

    POS equipment Distributors, suppliers, POS MFR's are required to offer assistive POS mounting.

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    Our POS Dismount Stands and Mounts are the only solution that meets the true assistive requirements and PCI privacy compliances.

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Any POS reader device Manufacturers and distributors are required to offer for availability touch screen or other nontactile point-of-sale devices to be used and sold in the State of California and that POS devices are equipped with tactually discernible keypads or other technology as described in subdivision (a) that enable a visually impaired person to enter his or her own personal identification number or any other personal information necessary to process a transaction in a manner that ensures personal privacy of the information being entered.

The POS devices (card and PIN reader) shall be permanently attached to mounting/unit by means of a braided wire or some other tether. (Dismount POS Mounting in this case) as PCI-SSC requires too. 

For POS Card and PIN reader MFG’s, Merchants and POS equipment Distributors, the information web page for California specific as noted in the *Cal. Fin. code) *shall not be construed to preclude or limit any other existing right or remedy as it pertains to point-of-sale devices and accessibility.

EV charging stations are required to comply with the required accessibility features. ADA Title III requires access to goods and services, such as EVCS provided by privately owned public accommodations. All drive-up EVCS must meet the specified accessibility requirements. 

In addition to the current active enforceable California code requirements, the U.S. Access-Board is publishing an NPRM for EV Charging station assistive-accessible requirements this coming July (2023) and then onto the Final rule to be adopted by the ADA and DOT as enforceable. Conflicts. When/if the requirements of this code conflict with the requirements of any other part of the California Building Standards Code, Title 24, the most restrictive requirements shall prevail.

Regarding ADA reach and range requirements, note that it is the assistive technology within the reach and range that matters and that is where the ADA 309 operable parts and 309.4 operation requirements that address ADA 302.8 and 508 (ICT) 302.2. aka: ADA Visual Accommodation.

For use with limited reach and strength and ADA Visual Accommodation.  Rule one with POS reader/PIN accessibility is to never assume the driver is the one paying for an EV charging payment.

One exemption (EV connectors are not required to meet 5-pound activating force requirements).