Whenever an interpreter is required to be appointed to assist a hearing-impaired person under this chapter, the appointing authority shall not commence proceedings until the appointed interpreter is in full view of and spatially situated so as to assure effective communication with the hearing-impaired person or persons involved as participants.
(Jan. 28, 1988, D.C. Law 7-62, § 10, 34 DCR 7426.)
1981 Ed., § 31-2709.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-62, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-1901.