SB 1612 (2011) -  Regulation of the Paralegal Profession

by Richter
Requires the Florida Supreme Court to establish a program to require the licensure of paralegals practicing in this state. Requires that the Supreme Court establish minimum standards and qualifications and provide for continuing education, certification, and professional conduct. Requires the Supreme Court to create an independent board to assist in the regulation of paralegals. Provides penalties for unlicensed practice.
Effective Date: 07/01/2011
Last Event: 05/07/11 S Died in Judiciary on Saturday, May 7, 2011 3:35 AM

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  • Judiciary
  • Budget

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 05/07/2011 - 3:35 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 05/07/2011 - 12:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 179 Time: 03/10/2011 - 8:26 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 179 Time: 03/09/2011 - 2:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 03/03/2011 - 11:16 AM Member: Committee: Version: __