TITLE XXX
OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS

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

Section 326-I:5

    326-I:5 Rulemaking. –
The board shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to:

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


I. The form and content of license applications for each license level authorized in RSA 326-I:7, II. For national level licensure such rules shall include application criteria including examinations and examiners used by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf or the National Association for the Deaf. For state level licensure such rules shall include the use of the New Hampshire classification test administered by the program for the deaf and hard of hearing under the division of adult learning and rehabilitation, department of education.

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


I. The form and content of license applications authorized in RSA 326-I:7, II. For licensed interpreters such rules shall include application criteria including proof of an approved valid credential.
II. License and application fees, renewal fees, and any other fees required under this chapter which shall be sufficient to produce estimated revenues equal to 125 percent of the direct operating expenses of the board for the previous fiscal year.
III. The conditions under which an applicant from another jurisdiction may be issued a license.

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


IV. Requirements for continuing professional education and competency of interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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


IV. Requirements for continuing professional education and competency of interpreters for the deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing.
V. The contents of the code of professional conduct, and the application of the code to the provision of services by interpreters.
VI. Expiration of licenses.
VII. The conduct of investigations and hearings under this chapter, consistent with due process requirements.

[Paragraph VIII effective January 1, 2022.]


VIII. Procedural and substantive requirements for assessing, compromising, and collecting administrative fines as authorized by RSA 326-I:14, III.

Source. 2001, 232:1, eff. July 1, 2001. 2021, 86:2, 7, 8, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.