ASL as "foreign language"
karenoz at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 29 11:02:35 PST 1996
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ASL Legislation Proposed in Virginia
House Joint Resolution 228, "Recognizing American Sign
Language Coursework," has been introduced in the Virginia General
Assembly and referred to the Committee on Rules. This bill
requests public schools and public and private institutions of
higher education in Virginia to recognize American Sign Language
coursework for foreign language credit.
The primary patron on this bill is Rep. James Dillard (4th
District/Fairfax). His fax number in Richmond is 804-876-6310.
To obtain a draft of this bill, contact the Virginia
Department of the Deaf of Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) at 804-225-2570
voice/TTY. Virginia residents may call 1-800-552-7917 voice/TTY.
(submitted by Patricia Beech and Cheryl Heppner)
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