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SB 740: Persons Who are Deaf

GENERAL BILL by Soto

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
Location: In committee/council (TR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • 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

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  • SB 740, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/4/2015 at 8:13 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 487 (c1) Persons Who Are Deaf Torres Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239)
    Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
    S 1394 (e1) Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Brandes Compare Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 231 (Ch. 2016-77), HB 7027 (Ch. 2016-181), CS/CS/HB 7061 (Ch. 2016-239)
    Location: On 3rd Reading Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.0849 Page 2 (pdf)
    901.245 Interpreter services for deaf persons. Page 2 (pdf)
    943.0322 Page 3 (pdf)
    943.1723 Page 4 (pdf)

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