SCR 2.007 Qualification, compensation, expenses, and assistants of board of bar examiners and c...
Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: May 1, 2020
Effective: May 1, 2020
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 2.007
SCR 2.007 Qualification, compensation, expenses, and assistants of board of bar examiners and committee on character and fitness
Each member of the Board of Bar Examiners and each member of the Character and Fitness Committee shall have the qualifications of a circuit judge and shall be engaged in the active practice of law. Except for compensated expenses and allowances for services rendered as members of the Board and of the Committee as authorized by the Supreme Court to be paid out of special funds for such purposes, no member of the Board of Bar Examiners and no member of the Character and Fitness Committee shall knowingly receive, or agree to receive, directly or indirectly, compensation for any services rendered or to be rendered, either by himself/herself or another, in any matter which is before the Kentucky Supreme Court relating to the admission of a person to practice law in this state. As appointees of the Supreme Court, neither the members of the Board of Bar Examiners nor the members of the Character and Fitness Committee constitute officers or employees of any agency within the meaning of KRS 45A.335, 45A.340 and 61.990. Subject to the approval of the Supreme Court, the Board of Bar Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee each may employ such personnel as it deems appropriate, compensation therefore to be paid out of special funds for such purposes.
HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-21, eff. 5-1-20; prior amendment eff. 1-1-10 by Order 2009-12; adopted by Order 2001-2, eff. 1-1-02
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 2.007, KY ST S CT Rule 2.007
Current with amendments received through November 1, 2020.
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