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H 3828 General Bill, By Cobb-Hunter
Summary: Regulation of Attorneys at Law
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-5-15 SO AS TO PROVIDE NECESSARY DEFINITIONS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF ATTORNEYS AT LAW; TO AMEND SECTION 40-5-10, RELATING TO THE INHERENT POWER OF THE SUPREME COURT OVER ADMISSIONS TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW AND THE PRACTICE OF LAW ITSELF, SO AS TO PROVIDE THESE POWERS ARE SUBJECT TO STATUTORY LAW AS PROVIDED BY THE CONSTITUTION OF THIS STATE; TO AMEND SECTION 40-5-20, RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE SUPREME COURT TO PROMULGATE CERTAIN RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF LAW AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BAR, SO AS TO MAKE MEMBERSHIP IN THE BAR OPTIONAL AND TO PROVIDE THE COURT MAY PRESCRIBE THE PROCEDURE FOR LICENSURE AS AN ATTORNEY RATHER THAN ADMISSION TO THE BAR, AND DELETE AN OBSOLETE REFERENCE; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-5-40, 40-5-210, 40-5-220, 40-5-230, AND 40-5-310, ALL RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF ATTORNEYS AT LAW, SO AS TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
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03/19/13House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 19)
03/19/13House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 19)



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