Bill Status of HB0101 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DEAF-HARD OF HEARING-DEAFBLIND
Rep. Jonathan Carroll and Stephanie A. Kifowit
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Telephone System Act, the School Code, the Public Utilities Act, the Smoke Detector Act, and other Acts by replacing all references to "hearing impaired" with "deaf, hard of hearing, and DeafBlind". Amends the Statutes in Statutes. Defines "DeafBlind". Provides that, except where the context indicates otherwise, in any rule, contract, or other document a reference to the term "hearing impaired" shall be considered a reference to the term "deaf" or "hard of hearing". Effective immediately.