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 Bill Status of SB2136  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  LEGAL DOCUMENT PREPARER ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James A. DeLeo - Martin A. Sandoval

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.625 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Legal Document Preparer Act. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2005, no person shall engage in the preparation of legal documents unless the person is certified. Establishes the Board of Legal Document Preparers and outlines its duties and powers. Provides eligibility requirements for certification. Sets out the services that may be provided by a legal document preparer. Provides guidelines for the application process and the renewal of certification. Provides for disciplinary actions. Provides for a code of conduct for legal document preparers. Sets out a fee schedule. Amends the State Finance Act to provide for the Legal Document Preparer Fund.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James A. DeLeo
  1/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  1/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  3/23/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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