7-e. Assistive listening system for the hearing impaired. (a) The temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly shall have the power and it shall be their individual duty to equip the senate chambers, the assembly chambers and any hearing rooms located in the legislative office building in Albany which accommodate more than one hundred persons with an assistive listening system for use by the hearing impaired.
(b) For purposes of this section, the term "assistive listening system" shall mean situational-personal acoustic communication equipment designed to improve the transmission and auditory reception of sound. Such system shall include but not be limited to the use of standard amplitude modulation (AM), frequency modulation (FM), audio induction loop, infrared light sound, or hard wire systems.
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