North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 90D Interpreters and Transliterators

  • § 90D-1   Title
    This Chapter may be cited as the "Interpreter and Transliterator Licensure Act". (2002‑182, s. 1; 2003‑56, s. 3.)
  • § 90D-2   Declaration of purpose
    The practice of manual or oral interpreting and transliterating services affects the public health, safety, and welfare, and therefore the licensure of these practices is...
  • § 90D-3   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Chapter: (1) Board. The North Carolina Interpreter and Transliterator Licensing Board. (2) Cued speech. A tool that utilizes a...
  • § 90D-4   License required; exemptions
    (a) Except as provided in Chapter 8B of the General Statutes, no person shall practice or offer to practice as an interpreter or transliterator for...
  • § 90D-5   Creation of the Board
    (a) The North Carolina Interpreter and Transliterator Licensing Board is created. (b) Composition and Terms. The Board shall consist of nine members who shall serve...
  • § 90D-6   Powers of the Board
    The Board shall have the power and duty to: (1) Administer this Chapter. (2) Adopt, amend, or repeal rules necessary to carry out the provisions...
  • § 90D-7   Requirements for licensure
    (a) Upon application to the Board and the payment of the required fees, an applicant may be licensed as an interpreter or transliterator if the...
  • § 90D-8   Provisional license
    (a) Upon application to the Board and the payment of the required fees, an applicant may be issued a one‑time provisional license as an interpreter...
  • § 90D-9   Reciprocity; licensure of nonresident
    (a) The Board may issue a license to a qualified applicant who resides in this State and holds an interpreter or transliterator license in another...
  • § 90D-10   Expenses and fees
    (a) All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowed for the purposes of this Chapter shall be paid by the Board exclusively out of the...
  • § 90D-11   License renewal
    Each license issued under this Chapter shall be renewed on or before October 1 of each year. All applications for renewal shall be filed with...
  • § 90D-12   Disciplinary action
    The Board may deny, suspend, revoke, or refuse to license an interpreter or transliterator or applicant for any of the following: (1) Giving false information...
  • § 90D-13   Injunctive relief
    If the Board finds that a person who does not have a license issued under this Chapter claims to be a licensed interpreter or transliterator...
  • § 90D-14   Civil penalties
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. The Board may assess a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) for the violation of any...