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Hearing Impaired Council

Also known as:
Minnesota Council for the Hearing Impaired
Active dates:1985-1993

Advise the Minnesota commissioner of human services and the governor concerning policies, services, and programs affecting persons with hearing impairments, create public awareness of needs and potential of hearing impaired persons, and review ongoing programs, services and proposed legislation affecting the hearing impaired.


The group's name changed to Minnesota Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in 1993, and changed again to the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans in 2008.


15 members (1 member from each regional advisory committee, 7 members at large; must include persons who are hearing impaired, parents of hearing impaired children, and representatives of county and regional human services, including representatives of private service providers); 2-year terms; compensation governed by Minn. Stat. 15.0575.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Record last updated: 02/15/2021

Additional print information on this group may be available in the Library's collection of agency notebooks. Please contact a librarian for assistance. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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