735 KAR 2:030 - Interpreter qualifications

RELATES TO: KRS 12.290, 163.510(4), 29 U.S.C. 794, 42 U.S.C. 12132

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 163.510(4) requires the commission to oversee the provision of interpreter services to the deaf and hard of hearing. This administrative regulation establishes qualifications for the interpreters utilized by the Interpreter Referral Services Program.

Section 1.
(1) A staff or assigned American Sign Language or oral interpreter shall be certified by a nationally certified body, such as the:
(a) National Association of the Deaf (NAD);
(b) National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID);
(c) National Interpreter Certification (NIC); or
(d) Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) certification program.
(2) A cued speech transliterator shall be certified by the National Training Evaluation and Certification Unit.


735 KAR 2:030
New 25 Ky.R. 954; Am. 1359; eff. 12-3-1998 - Amd 44 Ky.R. 2398; 45 Ky.R. 39; eff. 8-6-2018.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 12.290, 163.510(4)

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