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25-2402. Terms, defined.For the purposes of sections 25-2401 to 25-2407 unless the context otherwise requires:(1) Deaf or hard of hearing person means a person whose hearing impairment, with or without amplification, is so severe that he or she may have difficulty in auditorily processing spoken language without the use of an interpreter or a person with a fluctuating or permanent hearing loss which may adversely affect the ability to understand spoken language without the use of an interpreter or other auxiliary aid;(2) Person unable to communicate the English language means a person who cannot readily understand or communicate the English language; and(3) Proceeding means any legal proceeding or any hearing preliminary thereto involving persons unable to communicate the English language or deaf or hard of hearing persons unable to communicate by a spoken language. SourceLaws 1973, LB 116, § 2; Laws 1987, LB 376, § 12; Laws 1997, LB 851, § 11; Laws 2002, LB 22, § 9.