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Session 120 - (2013-2014)Printer Friendly
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H 3880 General Bill, By Allison and Atwater
Similar (S 1060)
Summary: Sign Language Interpreters Act
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 3 TO CHAPTER 67, TITLE 40 SO AS TO ENACT THE "SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS ACT"; TO PROVIDE A CITATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICABILITY AND PURPOSE OF THE CHAPTER; TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS; TO CREATE THE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER BOARD, AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPOSITION, TERMS, DUTIES, AND POWERS OF THE BOARD; TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MUST ADMINISTER THE BOARD; TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO PROVIDES INTERPRETING SERVICES IN A COMMUNITY SETTING OR CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS FOR REMUNERATION MUST BE LICENSED BY THE BOARD, SUBJECT TO EXCEPTIONS; TO PROVIDE FOR RECIPROCITY WITH OTHER STATES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE; TO PROVIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL LICENSURE AND RENEWAL; TO PROVIDE FOR THE INITIATION AND DISPENSATION OF CERTAIN MISCONDUCT CHARGES AGAINST A LICENSEE; TO PROVIDE FOR CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE ACT; TO REQUIRE A LICENSEE WHO RECEIVES A FELONY CONVICTION OR IS SUBJECT TO A CIVIL ACTION MUST PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE BOARD; TO PROVIDE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD IS COVERED BY THE TORT CLAIMS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT NOMINATIONS FOR INITIAL APPOINTMENTS TO THE BOARD MUST BE MADE AND THE BOARD MUST MEET WITHIN A SPECIFIC TIME FRAME; AND TO REDESIGNATE THE EXISTING SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 67, TITLE 40 AS ARTICLE 1 ENTITLED "SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS".
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04/09/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 20)
04/09/13House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 20)
03/27/14House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Atwater



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