2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 01 General Provisions
Chapter 5 COMMON LAW; GENERAL RIGHTS
§ 331 Definitions
§ 331. Definitions
As used in this subchapter:
(1) "Deaf or hard of hearing person" means any person who has such difficulty hearing, even with amplification, that he or she cannot rely on hearing for communication.
(2) "Proceeding" means any judicial proceeding, contested case under chapter 25 of Title 3, or other hearing before an administrative agency not included under chapter 25 of Title 3.
(3) "Qualified interpreter" means an interpreter for a deaf or hard of hearing person who meets standards of competency established by the national or Vermont Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf as amended, by rule, by the Vermont commission of the deaf and hearing impaired. (Added 1987, No. 172 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2005, No. 167 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 20, 2006.)
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