MCL - Act 204 of 1982


Act 204 of 1982

AN ACT to provide for and regulate the use of interpreters in administrative and judicial proceedings and in certain other instances; to establish standards for interpreters; to provide compensation for interpreters; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments and agencies; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; and to provide for the promulgation of rules.

History: 1982, Act 204, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1982 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 23, Imd. Eff. June 28, 2007

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 393.501 Section Short title.
Section 393.502 Section Definitions.
Section 393.503 Section Right of deaf or deaf-blind person to qualified interpreter in proceeding before court, grand jury, or appointing authority; appointment of qualified interpreter; waiver; preliminary determination; intermediary or deaf interpreter.
Section 393.503a Section Interpreter required as accommodation; qualified interpreter required.
Section 393.504 Section Notification of need for or right to interpreter; proof of deafness.
Section 393.505 Section Arrest of deaf or deaf-blind person; procuring interpreter; inadmissibility of statements made without interpreter.
Section 393.506 Section Oath or affirmation of interpreter; recess periods; information gathered by interpreter pertaining to pending proceeding confidential and privileged; waiver.
Section 393.507 Section Fee and expenses of interpreter; payment; schedule of fees; duration of interpreter's availability.
Section 393.508 Section Channeling requests for interpreters through division; listing of interpreters.
Section 393.508a Section Rules.
Section 393.508b Section Qualified interpreter; misrepresentation as misdemeanor; violation of MCL 393.503a; fine; effective date of subsection (3).
Section 393.508c Section State certification; issuance; application; fee.
Section 393.508d Section Possession of Michigan quality assurance certification; expiration; renewal.
Section 393.508e Section Fees.
Section 393.508f Section Deposit of money received under MCL 393.508c and 393.508e.
Section 393.509 Section Conditional effective date.