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OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS

CHAPTER 326-I
INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Section 326-I:18

    326-I:18 Penalties. –

[Paragraph I effective until January 1, 2022; see also paragraph I set out below.]


I. Any person who shall practice or attempt to practice as an interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing in this state without a license shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor if a natural person or guilty of a felony if any other person.

[Paragraph I effective January 1, 2022; see also paragraph I set out above.]


I. Any person who shall practice or attempt to practice as an interpreter for the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing in this state without a license and without a waiver under RSA 326-I:7, IV shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor if a natural person or guilty of a felony if any other person.
II. Any person who violates any other provision of this chapter or any rule adopted by the board under this chapter, or who knowingly makes a false statement in an application for licensure or in response to any inquiry of the board shall be guilty of a violation. Upon conviction of a second or subsequent violation under this chapter, the person shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor and may, in addition, be subject to a civil penalty of up to $2,000 per offense or, in the case of a continuing offense, $250 for each day the violation continues.

Source. 2001, 232:1. 2006, 76:11, eff. July 1, 2006. 2021, 86:16, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.