Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 1, § 1032 - Interpreters and Accommodation

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) A party shall give timely notice to OAH and the agency when that party or the party's representative or witness needs any of the following accommodations during a proceeding before OAH:
(1) Language assistance, including sign language.
(2) Accommodation for a disability.
(3) Electronic amplification for hearing impairment.
(4) Any other special accommodation.
(b) Unless otherwise provided by contract, the agency shall provide the appropriate language assistance.
(c) An interpreter at a Hearing or other proceeding shall be sworn by oath or affirmation to perform his or her duties truthfully. The oath or affirmation shall be in substantially the following form:

"Do you swear or affirm that, to the best of your skill and judgment, you will make a true interpretation of the questions asked and the answers given and that you will make a true translation of any documents which require translation?"

(d) A party may ask the ALJ assigned to the Hearing to direct payment for the cost of interpreter services pursuant to section11435.25.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 1, § 1032

Note: Authority cited: Section 11370.5(b), Government Code. Reference: Section 751, Evidence Code; and Sections 11435.05, 11435.10, 11435.55 and 11435.65, Government Code.

1. New section filed 6-30-97 as an interim regulation pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20; operative 7-1-97 (Register 97, No. 27). Interim regulations expire on 12-31-98 unless earlier repealed or amended.
2. Interim regulation, including amendment of Note, filed 5-19-98 as a permanent regulation pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20; operative 5-30-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 21).
3. Repealer and new section and amendment of Note filed 10-13-2004; operative 12-1-2004 (Register 2004, No. 42).

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