I'm curious about the details. A year and a half ago I was "
called" to learn sign language by my Lds ward bishopric so Iand others
called could interpret for the handful of deaf in our ward. This wasn't a
calling I wanted but I try. I'm not very good. Would I be subject to legal
ramifications under this bill?
Its possible that there are people who sign poorly getting paid for something
they really can't do.However this sounds more like those who
sign full time and have the certification trying to keep out those who sign
part-time, and don't have certification. Its always portrayed as protecting
society, and generally more about protecting someone's economic interest.
It does not penalize people who volunteer - only those who get paid to
interpret, and who claim they are qualified or certified, without having the
proper paperwork or certification. Sorry - as with all church callings in
the LDS faith, you may not be qualified to begin with, but whom the Lord calls,
he qualifies :) Keep practicing - Knowing Sign Language is a handy skill (pun