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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 1 : General Provisions

Chapter 005 : Common Law; General Rights

Subchapter 005 : Interpreters for Judicial, Administrative, and Legislative Proceedings

(Cite as: 1 V.S.A. § 331)
  • § 331. Definitions

    As used in the subchapter:

    (1) “Person who is Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind” means any person who has difficulty hearing, even with amplification, to the extent that the person cannot rely on hearing for communication.

    (2) “Proceeding” means any judicial proceeding, contested case under 3 V.S.A. chapter 25, or other hearing before an administrative agency not included under 3 V.S.A. chapter 25.

    (3) “Qualified interpreter” means an interpreter for a person who is Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or DeafBlind who meets standards of competency established by the national or Vermont Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. (Added 1987, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2005, No. 167 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 20, 2006; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2023, No. 36, § 7, eff. July 1, 2023.)