HB1166 (2008) Detail

Relative to rate setting for interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing.


CHAPTER 6

HB 1166 – FINAL VERSION

2008 SESSION

08-2279

04/05

HOUSE BILL 1166

AN ACT relative to rate setting for interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing.

SPONSORS: Rep. Reever, Belk 4; Rep. R. Day, Hills 7

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill provides that a qualified interpreter shall be reimbursed by the appointing authority at a fixed rate reflecting the most recent fee schedule approved by the department of education, bureau of vocational rehabilitation.

This bill is a request of the department of education.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2279

04/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to rate setting for interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

6:1 New Section; Interpreters for the Deaf; Compensation. Amend RSA 521-A by inserting after section 11 the following new section:

521-A:12 Compensation. A qualified interpreter appointed under this chapter shall be reimbursed by the appointing authority at a fixed rate reflecting the most recent fee schedule approved by the department of education, bureau of vocational rehabilitation. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit any state department, board, commission, agency, or appointing authority, or any political subdivision of the state from employing a qualified interpreter on a full-time basis or under contract at a mutually agreed upon compensation rate.

6:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 5, 2008

Effective Date: July 4, 2008

Links

HB1166 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1166 Revision: 11369 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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