• Current through October 23, 2012

Before appointing an interpreter, an appointing authority shall make a preliminary determination that the interpreter is able to accurately communicate with and translate information to and from the communication-impaired person involved. If the interpreter is not able to provide effective communication with the communication-impaired person, the appointing authority shall appoint another qualified interpreter.

(Jan. 28, 1988, D.C. Law 7-62, § 5, 34 DCR 7426.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 31-2704.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-62, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1901.