House Bill 256

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Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 179)
Title AN ACT relating to the unauthorized practice of law.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 179
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 965
Sponsors D. Elliott, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 524.130 to increase the class of the crime of the unauthorized practice of law from a Class B misdemeanor for the first offense to a Class A misdemeanor, and establish each subsequent offense as a Class D felony.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Attorney, Commonwealth's - Unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Attorney, County - Unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Attorneys - Criminal offense, unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Corrections Impact - Criminal offense, unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Local Mandate - Criminal offense, unauthorized practice of law, penalty enhancement
Votes Vote History

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01/10/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/11/22
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/12/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/13/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 18, 2022
02/07/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 85-7
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/09/22
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/18/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/21/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 24, 2022
03/24/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/25/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/29/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/30/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 23-11
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 179)


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