S. 3365 (112th): State Court Interpreter Grant Program Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jul 10, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Herbert “Herb” Kohl
Senator from Wisconsin
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 10, 2012
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 1258 (Related)
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 10, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 10, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to State courts to develop and implement State court interpreter programs.

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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7/10/2012--Introduced.
State Court Interpreter Grant Program Act of 2012 - Directs the Administrator of the Office of Justice Programs of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants to state courts to develop and implement programs to assist individuals with limited English proficiency to access and understand state court proceedings in which they are a party.
Authorizes the use of grant awards by state courts to:
(1) develop or enhance a court interpreter program;
(2) develop, institute, and administer language certification examinations;
(3) recruit, train, and certify qualified court interpreters;
(4) pay for salaries, transportation, and technology necessary to implement the court interpreter program;
(5) provide for remote interpretation services to facilitate certified court interpretations when costs prohibit in-person interpretation; or
(6) engage in other activities prescribed by the Attorney General.

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