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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

SB 740: Persons Who are Deaf


Persons Who are Deaf; Requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to create a form that an individual must complete for an identification card and a placard that indicate the individual is deaf; establishing a database of individuals who are deaf; requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to include information from the forms in the database; requiring a law enforcement agency to have at least one on-call officer who is trained in or knows American Sign Language or to contract with qualified interpreters, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/4/2015 Senate • Filed
11/18/2015 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 55
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 55
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Transportation