Nevada

Standards:
Schools
EIPA 4.0+, NIC, NAD 3+
Courts
State
State Agencies
State
Medical
State
All Venues
State
None Required
Off
Notes
State law pertaining to interpreters can be found at http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-656A.html. Many exceptions exist within this law based mainly upon purported shortages of interpreters who meet the requirements of the legislation.
Licensure
Yes- at least it is the law to be registered but I can't find where to do so
Governing Body
The Aging and Disability Services Division- Subcommittee on Communication Services for Persons Who are Deaf and Hard-of-hearing and Persons with Speech Disabilities
Qualifications
Proof that the applicant is at least 18 years of age, (d)_Community Apprentice level interpreter: (1) intermediate interpreting skills; (2) current participation in a mentoring program or willing to be; and (3) ongoing participation in a training program for the professional development of interpreters. Community skilled interpreter: (1) is certified and (2)_Of ongoing participation in a training program for the professional development of interpreters. Community advanced certified interpreter: (1)_certified as an interpreter at an advanced level; and (2)_Of ongoing participation in a training program for the professional development of interpreters; Educational apprentice level interpreter: (1)_Taken the EIPA and received a rating of at least at level 3.0; (2)_Of current participation in a mentoring program or willing to be; and (3)_Of an individualized plan for professional development as an interpreter which includes, without limitation, specific goals for the applicantÍs professional development as an interpreter; Educational Intermediate interpreter: (1)_Taken the EIPA and received a rating of at least at level 3.1; and (2)_Of an individualized plan for professional development as an interpreter which includes, without limitation, specific goals for the applicantÍs professional development as an interpreter; Educational advanced interpreter:(1)_Taken the EIPA and received a rating of at least at level 4.0; (2)_That the applicant possesses at least 4 years of experience practicing as an interpreter in a classroom; and (3)_Of an individualized plan for professional development as an interpreter which includes, without limitation, specific goals for the applicantÍs professional development as an interpreter
Special Provisions
"The provisions of this chapter do not apply to a person who:
1.__Is licensed in another state to engage in the practice of interpreting or the practice of real-time captioning and who engages in the practice of interpreting or the practice of real-time captioning, respectively, in this State:
(a)_For a period of not more than 30 nonconsecutive days in a calendar year; or
(b)_By teleconference if the interpreting services or real-time captioning services provided by that person are necessary because an interpreter or real-time captioning provider is unavailable to provide those services in person or by teleconference;
2.__Engages in the practice of interpreting or the practice of real-time captioning solely for meetings of nonprofit civic or religious organizations;
3.__Engages in the practice of interpreting or the practice of real-time captioning as necessary for the provision of an emergency medical or governmental service to a person who is deaf or whose hearing is impaired; or
4.__Engages occasionally in the practice of interpreting in a social situation that does not require a qualified interpreter pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990"
Penalties
Misdemeanor and fine not more than $5,000