ORDINANCE NO. BL2008-287
An Ordinance amending the Metropolitan Code to require all Metropolitan Government departments, agencies, boards and commissions to develop an “interpreter fee” to be charged to non-English speaking permit applicants.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code, Administration, shall be amended by adding the following new Chapter 2.226 under Division VI, “Other Programs and Policies”:
Chapter 2.226 FEES FOR INTERPRETER SERVICES
2.226.010 Interpreter service fees required.
All metropolitan government departments, agencies, boards and commissions responsible for issuing any type of permit to the general public, and who provide interpreter services for non-English speaking applicants, shall develop an “interpreter fee” to be charged to all non-English speaking applicants requiring the interpreter services. The amount of such fee shall not exceed the actual costs for providing the interpreter services.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Eric Crafton
|Introduced:||August 19, 2008|
|Withdrawn:||August 19, 2008|