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House Bill (S)

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Telecoil. Requires the fire prevention and buildings safety commission to adopt rules requiring that a person performing new construction or any major alteration of an existing public address system in a Class 1 structure located in a first or second class city after June 30, 2020, must consider the installation of an audio frequency induction loop systems (AFIL). Requires that the person performing new construction or any major alteration of an existing facility's public address system must solicit at least one bid for the installation of an AFIL. Requires audiologists, individuals who hold a hearing aid dealer certificate of registration, Telecoil. Requires the fire prevention and buildings safety commission to adopt rules requiring that a person performing new construction or any major alteration of an existing public address system in a Class 1 structure located in a first or second class city after June 30, 2020, must consider the installation of an audio frequency induction loop systems (AFIL). Requires that the person performing new construction or any major alteration of an existing facility's public address system must solicit at least one bid for the installation of an AFIL. Requires audiologists, individuals who hold a hearing aid dealer certificate of registration, and individuals who fit or dispense hearing aids while under the supervision and direction of an individual who holds a hearing aid dealer certificate of registration to provide information about telecoil and AFILs when fitting and dispensing hearing aids. ... View more