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§ 1725.2. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: November 23, 2010

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 31A. Sign Language Interpreter and Transliterator State Registration Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 23, 2010
63 P.S. § 1725.2
§ 1725.2. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Applicant.” An individual who applies for State registration in accordance with section 51 or provisional registration under section 5.1.2
“Department.” The Department of Labor and Industry of the Commonwealth.
“Interpreting.” The process of conveying English in grammatically correct American Sign Language and the process of conveying American Sign Language in English.
“Office.” The Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing within the Department of Labor and Industry.
“Qualified sign language interpreter.” An individual who is State-registered under this act and who engages in sign language interpretation.
“Qualified transliterator.” An individual who is State-registered under this act who engages in transliteration.
“Registrant.” An individual who is State-registered under this act as either a qualified sign language interpreter or a qualified transliterator.
“Sign language interpreter.” An individual who provides individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing with interpreting or transliterating services.
“Transliterating.” The process of conveying a spoken message from a person who hears to a person who is deaf or hard of hearing and the ability to repeat the message and intent of the speech, mouth movements or English-based signed system of the person who is deaf or hard of hearing.

Credits

2004, July 2, P.L. 492, No. 57, § 2, effective in 60 days [Aug. 31, 2004]. Amended 2006, July 7, P.L. 605, No. 92, § 1, imd. effective; 2010, Nov. 23, P.L. 1355, No. 124, § 1, imd. effective.

Footnotes

63 P.S. § 1725.5.
63 P.S. § 1725.5.1.
63 P.S. § 1725.2, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1725.2
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 97. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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