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SCR 2.002 Fiscal provisions

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme CourtEffective: March 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
II Admission of Persons to Practice Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 1, 2020
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 2.002
SCR 2.002 Fiscal provisions
(1) The fees collected by the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions shall constitute a fund to provide for the ordinary and necessary expenses of the administration of the bar examination and the operation of both the Board of Bar Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee.
(2) An annual budget including all income and expenditures shall be prepared by the Board and the Committee and submitted to the Supreme Court not less than four (4) months prior to the commencement of the next fiscal year. The budget shall distinctly set forth expected revenues according to source, together with carryover funds from the previous year, and shall list budgeted amounts for each category of expenditure in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature of the respective expenditures.
(3) Upon approval by the court, the budget shall govern the fiscal operation of the Board and the Committee. Each expenditure category may be increased or decreased by not more than ten (10) percent. Further departure from the budget allotments may be made only upon approval of the court.
(4) All fees collected by the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions for the Board and the Committee shall be recorded and deposited promptly in a joint account of the Board of Bar Examiners and Character and Fitness Committee. Each repository of funds and each bank account shall be designated by the Board and the Committee and approved by the Court.
(5) All disbursements shall be in accordance with the budget and recorded. Checks shall bear such signatures and countersignatures as the Board and the Committee shall direct.
(6) At least once each quarter a financial report shall be prepared at the direction of the Board and the Committee and transmitted to the Court.
(7) Each member of the Board and the Committee and each employee given responsibility by the Board and the Committee for the receipt or disbursement of funds shall be bonded in an amount specified by the Board and the Committee.
(8) There shall be an annual audit of the Board and the Committee by the Administrative Office of the Courts or, at the election of the Board and the Committee, a private accounting firm approved by the Court. The report of the audit shall be submitted to the Court. Each annual audit shall be paid for by the Board and the Committee.
(9) The Board and the Committee may employ such personnel as the Court authorizes. Their compensation shall be fixed by the Board and the Committee subject to approval by the Court. The compensation of members of the Board and Committee shall be fixed by the Court.
(10) Printing and purchasing shall be regulated by procedures established through the Administrative Office of the Courts except that the duplicating of bar examinations shall be accomplished in such manner as the Board designates in order to preserve the security thereof.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2009-12, eff. 1-1-10; prior amendments eff. 8-1-92 (Order 92-1); adopted eff. 2-1-81
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 2.002, KY ST S CT Rule 2.002
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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