Bill Status of SB2136 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: LEGAL DOCUMENT PREPARER ACT
Sen. James A. DeLeo - Martin A. Sandoval
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.