General Assembly: 76 (1996 Regular GA) - Chapter 1162 - Access to list of interpreters — deaf and hard of hearing


Published: 1996-04-24

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CH. 1161 IAWS OF THE SEVENlY-SIXTH GA., 1996 SESSION 408

accredited program to train and certify lead inspectors and abaters. However, the depart- ment may establish a temporary program for the voluntary certification of lead inspectors and lead abaters during the period prior to obtaining certification as an accredited pro- gram from the United States environmental protection agency.

Approved April 24, 1996

CHAPTER 1162 ACCESS TO UST OF INTERPRETERS - DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

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AN ACT relating to the nonconfidentiality of information regarding the qualifications of interpreters for the deaf services division of the department of human rights.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 622B.4, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 622B.4 UST. The division of deaf services of the department of human rights shall prepare and con-

tinually update a listing of qualified and available interpreters. The courts and administra- tive agencies shall maintain a directory of qualified interpreters for deaf and hard-of-hear- ing persons as furnished by the department of human rights. The division of deaf services shall maintain inf.ermatias as the EfHalifieatiass a list of interpreters, • ... rfiieh inlermatias is eaBfiElestial e*eeJ3t which shall be made available to a court, administrative agency, or interested parties to an action using the services of an interpreter.

Approved April 24, 1996

CHAPTER 1163 JUROR AND WITNESS FEES AND EXPENSES

S.F.2207

AN ACT relating to the reimbursement of jurors and witnesses for transportation and mileage expenses.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 607A3, Code 1995, is amended by adding the following new sub- section:

NEW SUBSECTION. 2A "Disabled" means a person who is not physically able to operate a motor vehicle or use public transportation without assistance due to a physical disability .

Sec. 2. Section 607A8, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 607A8 FEES AND EXPENSES FOR JURORS. Grand jurors and petit jurors in all courts shall receive ten dollars as compensation for