SB0592

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Lawyers - Fees - Payment by Credit or Debit Card

Sponsored by:

Senator Ramirez

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Requiring the Court of Appeals to allow an applicant to the Bar or a lawyer to use a credit or debit card to pay an examination fee or any other fee required for admission to the bar and any annual fee assessed against a lawyer; and authorizing the Court of Appeals to charge a processing fee for each credit or debit card payment not exceeding the actual cost incurred in processing the credit or debit card payment.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Ramirez, Hough, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0540 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Court of Appeals
Credit
Examinations
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Statutes:Article - Business Occupations and Professions
(10-503)

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February 24, 2016 11:49 A.M.