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HB 1149: Regulation of the Paralegal Profession

GENERAL BILL by Steinberg

Regulation of the Paralegal Profession; Requires Florida Supreme Court to establish program to require licensure of paralegals practicing in this state; requires that Supreme Court establish minimum standards & qualifications & provide for continuing education, certification, & professional conduct; requires Supreme Court to create independent board to assist in regulation of paralegals; provides penalties for unlicensed practice.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2011 House • Filed
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 99
3/14/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 219
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee