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11.11.04.00.htm 11.11.04.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 11 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES Chapter 04 Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Authority: Transportation Article, §12-104(b) Annotated Code of Maryland
11.11.04.01.htm 11.11.04.01. 01 Scope and Application.. These regulations are intended to clarify the Administration's policy regarding the furnishing and use of an interpreter pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. §12101.
11.11.04.02.htm 11.11.04.02. 02 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.. 2) "Deaf and hard of hearing" means an individual who has partial or complete loss of hearing and cannot readily understand or communicate the spoken English language.3) "Interpreter" means an individual qualified for manual communication or oral interpretation to assist the deaf and hard of hearing.
11.11.04.03.htm 11.11.04.03. 03 Application.. Subject to the provisions of Regulation .05 of this chapter, the Administration shall furnish an interpreter to assist each deaf and hard of hearing individual for the following:A. Medical Advisory Board interviews;. B. Driver licensing knowledge tests; and. C. Driver skills tests..
11.11.04.04.htm 11.11.04.04. 04 Notification.. The Administration shall notify each deaf and hard of hearing individual appearing for an action, described in Regulation .03 of this chapter, that the:A. Individual is entitled to an interpreter; and. B. Fee charged by the interpreter will be paid by the Administration..
11.11.04.05.htm 11.11.04.05. 05 Notice.. A. An individual entitled to the services of an interpreter shall notify the Administration of this need at least 5 working days before the interview or test so that the Administration may make the necessary arrangements.B. The Administration shall select a qualified interpreter to assist the individual entitled to the services of an interpreter.
11.11.04.06.htm 11.11.04.06. 06 Qualified Interpreter.. To identify a qualified interpreter, the Administration may use a directory of interpreters which is maintained by the courts of this State or select from an agency approved by the Administration to assist the deaf and hard of hearing.
11.11.04.07.htm 11.11.04.07. 07 Exceptions.. A. If an individual does not provide the Administration the notice required by Regulation .05 and the individual, at no fee to the Administration, provides an interpreter of the individual's choice, the Administration may allow the interpreter to assist the individual subject to the Administration's right to monitor the accuracy of the communication.B. If the Administration schedules the services of an interpreter and the deaf or hard of hearing in
11.11.04.9999.htm 11.11.04.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 25, 1989 (16:25 Md. R. 2713). Regulation .01 amended effective December 7, 2006 (33:24 Md. R. 1906). Regulation .02B amended effective December 7, 2006 (33:24 Md. R. 1906). Regulation .03 amended effective December 7, 2006 (33:24 Md. R. 1906). Regulation .04 amended effective December 7, 2006 (33:24 Md. R. 1906). Regulation .05 amended effective December 7, 2006 (33:24 Md. R. 1906).
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