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Sign Language Interpreters Title Certification

Concerning the certification of sign language interpreters for the purpose of title protection, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Business & Economic Development
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Sign language interpreters - title protection - certification - appropriation. The act adds "translator" and "certified translator" for sign language to the list of titles that a person certified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., may use. The act also authorizes the Colorado commission for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind to approve certifications of sign language interpreters to use the mentioned titles.

$19,440 is appropriated from the Colorado telephone users with disabilities fund to the department of human services to implement the act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details