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SB 1122: Persons Who are Deaf

GENERAL BILL by Soto

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
Location: In committee/council (TR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



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