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  490.720.  Definitions, admissibility of TDD, TTY, or TT communications. — As used in this section and section 490.722, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Duplicate", a counterpart, produced by the same impression as the original, or from the same matrix, or by means of photography, including enlargements and miniatures, or by mechanical or electronic rerecording, or by chemical reproduction, or by other equivalent techniques which accurately reproduce the original;

  (2)  "Original", a writing or recording or any counterpart of the writing or recording intended to have the same effect by a person executing or issuing it.  An original of a photograph includes the negative or any print therefrom.  If data are stored in a computer or similar device, any printout or other output readable by sight, shown to reflect the data accurately, is an original;

  (3)  "Photographs", still photographs, x-ray films, video tapes, and motion pictures;

  (4)  "Writings" and "recordings", letters, words, or numbers, or their equivalent, set down by handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, magnetic impulse, mechanical or electronic recording, or other form of data compilation; and

  (5)  "TDD", "TTY", or "TT", any auxiliary aids or services consisting of assistive listening or transcription systems which allow the reception or transmission of aurally delivered communication and materials for the benefit of individuals with hearing, speech, or physical impairments.


(L. 1995 H.B. 135 § 2)

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