Bill approved by Arkansas House rewrites way language court interpreters are appointed, certified, and regulated in state

Limited English Proficient participants in state court proceedings often rely upon court interpreters to help them understand what is going on in the proceedings. Arkansas, like many states in the last few years, has examined their currently practices and statutes in this regard and has proposed HB 1325.

The video below is from the House Judiciary Committee hearing on February 19 and the full House floor debate on February 21.