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SB 1122: Persons Who are Deaf


Persons Who are Deaf; Authorizing a deaf individual to make a written request to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for an identification card and placard to indicate that the individual is deaf; requiring the department to issue such a card and placard under certain circumstances; requiring a law enforcement officer to seek an interpreter before arresting a deaf person for an alleged criminal violation; requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to provide basic skills training for law enforcement officers to interact with the deaf, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Transportation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/20/2015 Senate • Filed
    2/27/2015 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 110
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 110
    5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Transportation

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  • SB 1122, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2015 at 11:10 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 561 Persons Who are Deaf Torres Similar Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Highway and Waterway Safety Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (HWSS)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    320.0849 Page 2 (pdf)
    901.245 Interpreter services for deaf persons. Page 2 (pdf)
    943.0322 Page 3 (pdf)
    943.1723 Page 4 (pdf)

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