4.1 Introduction

(Revised 04/1109/15)

Beginning September 1, 2006, interpreters who perform interpreter services during court proceedings must hold either a current court interpreter certification issued by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS), or a current legal certificate issued by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. This chapter outlines the process to become court certified.