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SB 1612: Regulation of the Paralegal Profession


Regulation of the Paralegal Profession; 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: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 Senate • Filed
3/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 179
• Introduced -SJ 179
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary