1-36A-10.5. Certain certifications recognized--Competency standards--Annual registration. Any person may be certified if the person is certified by, and in good standing with, at least one of the following and the Department of Human Services finds such certification has met minimum competency standards as established by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26:
(1) Certified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf;
(2) Certified by the National Association of the Deaf;
(3) Certified by the Educational Interpreters Proficiency Assessment with a score of at least 3.5; or
(4) Certified by the Department of Human Services prior to July 1, 2006.
A person certified pursuant to subdivision (4) may continue this certification only if the person completes eighty continuing education contact hours every four years, remains in good standing with the department, and registers annually with the department. Any person certified pursuant to this section shall register annually with the department.
Source: SL 2006, ch 6, § 4; SL 2010, ch 11, § 1.
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