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SB 942: Interpreters and Transliterators


Interpreters and Transliterators; Requiring that, under certain circumstances, a person who provides interpreting or transliterating services possess a credential issued under the act; providing a temporary exception for a person who holds a credential from another state; requiring that the credentialing entity establish the Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Board; prohibiting the use of public funds to employ interpreters or transliterators who do not hold valid credentials; requiring that a person practicing as an interpreter or transliterator on or after a specified date apply for a credential, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/15/2011 Senate • Filed
12/6/2011 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 79
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries