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§ 2420. Examination Required, Passing Grades and Conditional Examination Credit.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 24. Court Reporters Board of California
Article 3. Examination Requirements, Applications and Procedures
16 CCR § 2420
§ 2420. Examination Required, Passing Grades and Conditional Examination Credit.
(a) The examination shall consist of three divisible parts:
(1) English,
(2) Professional Practice, and
(3) Dictation/Transcription (Machine/Skill).
The passing grades for the Dictation/Transcription part of the examination is 97.5%. The passing grades for the two written knowledge parts of the examination (English and Professional Practice) shall be determined by the Angoff criterion-referenced method. Such passing scores may vary moderately with changes in test composition. Any examinee who obtains a grade which equals or exceeds the passing score determined by the Angoff method will be deemed to have passed the applicable portion of the examination, assuming the other requirements of this section are met.
(b) An applicant must take and pass all three parts of the examination within three (3) consecutive years to have passed the examination. The three (3) year period shall begin from the date of the examination or any part of the examination for which the applicant is first scheduled.
(c) After a period of three months has elapsed, an applicant may repeat any part of the examination. However, no applicant may repeat any part of the examination unless or until a new version of the examination has been introduced.
(d) Notwithstanding subsection (b), an applicant who passes a part of the examination shall receive conditional credit for passing that part and may retake the remaining part(s).
(e) The period of time designated in subsection (b) maybe extended by the board for a period of time not to exceed one (1) year upon the showing of extraordinary extenuating circumstances.
Note: Authority cited: Section 8007, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 135, 8020 and 8023, Business and Professions Code.
1. Renumbering and amendment of former Section 2420 to Section 2419 and new Section 2420 filed 5-1-89; operative 5-31-89 (Register 89, No. 18). For prior history, see Registers 88, No. 45 and 83, No. 39.
2. Amendment of subsection (a)(3) filed 1-8-93; operative 2-8-93 (Register 93, No. 2).
3. Amendment of subsection (b), new subsection (c), subsection relettering and amendment of newly designated subsections (d) and (e) filed 10-18-2001; operative 11-17-2001 (Register 2001, No. 42).
This database is current through 5/13/22 Register 2022, No. 19
16 CCR § 2420, 16 CA ADC § 2420
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