WAC 170-03-0120: Definitions

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=170-03-0120
Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 170 > Chapter 170-03 > Section 170-03-0120



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WAC 170-03-0120


The following definitions apply to rules relating to interpreter services.
(1) "Limited English proficient person" includes limited English-speaking persons or other persons unable to readily communicate in spoken English.
(2) "Limited English-speaking person" means a person who, because of non-English-speaking cultural background or disability (including a hearing impairment), cannot readily speak or understand the English language.
(3) "Hearing impaired person" means a person who, because of a hearing or speech impairment, cannot readily speak, understand or communicate in spoken language.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.215 RCW, RCW 34.05.220, chapter 34.05 RCW, 2006 c 265. WSR 08-06-102, § 170-03-0120, filed 3/5/08, effective 4/5/08.]