MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS: RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION


Published: 2016-04-29

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2823 LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION

2823.1 OAH will provide oral or sign language interpretation services upon request for persons seeking information or participating in a hearing. An Administrative Law Judge may order the use of such services at a hearing.

2823.2 A person who needs those services for a hearing shall request them as early as possible to avoid delay.

2823.3 Upon request by a party with impaired vision, OAH will provide official documents in Braille or large print within seven business days.

2823.4 An interpreter at a hearing shall swear or affirm under penalty of perjury to interpret accurately, completely, and impartially.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 6399 (June 25, 2004); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 8595 (September 3, 2004); as amended by Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 9322 (October 1, 2004) [EXPIRED]; as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 52 DCR 720 (January 28, 2005); as amended by of Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 12541 (December 31, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 63 DCR 6556 (April 29, 2016).