Michigan Laws > Chapter 393 > Act 204 of 1982 > § 393.508b - Qualified interpreter; misrepresentation as misdemeanor; violation of MCL 393.503a; fine; effective date of subsection (3)
Current as of: 2009
(1) A person who knows that he or she does not meet the definition of qualified interpreter under this act and misrepresents himself or herself as a qualified interpreter is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or a fine of not less than $500.00 or more than $1,000.00, or both.
(2) An individual who applies to become certified as a qualified interpreter through the state by the division or a qualified interpreter certified through the state by the division who violates this act is subject to 1 or more of the following actions by the division:
(a) Rejection of his or her application for certification as a qualified interpreter under this act.
(b) Revocation, suspension, or limitation of his or her certification as a qualified interpreter under this act.
(3) An appointing authority that willfully violates section 3a is subject to a civil fine of not less than $1,000.00 and not more than $10,000.00.
(4) Subsection (3) becomes effective on the effective date of the rules promulgated under this pursuant to section 8a.
History: Add. 2007, Act 23, Imd. Eff. June 28, 2007
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 24 of 2007 provides:"Enacting section 1. Subsection (1) of section 8b of the deaf persons' interpreters act, 1982 PA 204, MCL 393.508b, takes effect October 1, 2007 and applies to crimes committed on or after that date."Prev | Next
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