Hearing Loop and Telecoil Related Laws
Laws dealing with telecoils and hearing loops have been enacted in a growing number of states.
       Below are samples of some of those laws that are grouped by category that could be used as the pattern for                     similar laws in other states.  Following those groups is a link to a working draft of more such laws.  Most have 
been enacted and are in force.  Some were unsuccessful efforts that did no get beyond committee hearings.

              Click on the icon to read or download the applicable law
Telecoil Counseling Laws






Telecoil Training Laws






Hearing Loop Required Laws







Hearing Aid Trial Period/Refund Rules






Working Draft of Passed and Failed Laws
Maryland_Loop_Requirement.pdf
Maryland_Loop_Requirement.pdf
MN_Loop_Law.pdf
MN_Loop_Law.pdf
New_York_Telecoil_CEU_Law.doc
New_York_Telecoil_CEU_Law.doc
Utah_Telecoil_Law.pdf
Utah_Telecoil_Law.pdf
New_Mexico_Telecoil_Law.pdf
New_Mexico_Telecoil_Law.pdf
Arizona_Telecoil_Law.pdf
Arizona_Telecoil_Law.pdf
NM_Trial_Period-Refund_Rules.pdf
NM_Trial_Period-Refund_Rules.pdf
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Legislation_Examples.pdf
Legislation_Examples.pdf
There Oughta Be a Law
There Oughta Be a Law is the title of both an article* that will appear in the July/August edition of Hearing Life magazine and a workshop presented at the 2016 HLAA convention in Salt Lake City.  The workshop was a slide presentation that walked participants through the basics of the process for drafting, filing and advocating for a piece of legislation.  Click on the icon below to view the slide presentation.



* NOTE:  The Hearing Life article will be posted at this site upon its publication
There_Oughta_Be_a_Law.b.pdf
There_Oughta_Be_a_Law.b.pdf