42 U.S.C. § 12103

Current through P.L. 116-226 (12/20/2020)
Section 12103 - Additional definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) Auxiliary aids and services

The term "auxiliary aids and services" includes-

(A) qualified interpreters or other effective methods of making aurally delivered materials available to individuals with hearing impairments;
(B) qualified readers, taped texts, or other effective methods of making visually delivered materials available to individuals with visual impairments;
(C) acquisition or modification of equipment or devices; and
(D) other similar services and actions.
(2) State

The term "State" means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands of the United States, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.".

42 U.S.C. § 12103

Pub. L. 101-336, §4, as added Pub. L. 110-325, §4(b), Sept. 25, 2008, 122 Stat. 3556.

REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 101-336, 104 Stat. 327, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 12101 of this title and Tables.

EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Jan. 1, 2009, see section 8 of Pub. L. 110-325 set out as an Effective Date of 2008 Amendment note under section 705 of Title 29, Labor.

TERMINATION OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDSFor termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.