CHAPTER 628

HOUSE BILL NO. 1067

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 13, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR INTERPRETERS AND OR TUTORS FOR STUDENTS WITH IMPAIRED HEARING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code by adding a new Section 1331 to read as follows:

§1331. The Department of Public Instruction may employ interpreters and or tutors for deaf pupils enrolled in a Vocational/Technical School program for a period of ten months each year at a rate of one interpreter/tutor for each four deaf pupils enrolled in such program. Such interpreter/tutor shall be registered and certified according to the standards prescribed by the Department of Public Instruction for such positions and shall be paid according to the following schedule for ten months' employment:

Years of Reg. Interpreter Reg. Interpreter

Exp. without Certification with Certification

0 $7,203 $7,718

1 7,460 7,974

2 7,718 8,231

3 7,974 8,489

4 or more 8,231 8,746

Approved July 22, 1976