|SB 5833 - DIGEST|
Authorizes the department of social and health services, the department of labor and industries, and the state health care authority to: (1) Purchase interpreter services; and
(2) Integrate the purchase of interpreter services through one centralized system.
Requires the department of social and health services to establish the spoken language interpreter advisory group to advise the departments of social and health services, labor and industries, and enterprise services and the state health care authority on the certification and authorization of spoken language interpreters.
Requires the director of the department of enterprise services to develop and implement a model for providing interpreter services.