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Rule 3. Examination for Enrollment as Certified or Licensed Shorthand Reporter

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 12. Civil Procedure

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 12. Civil Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 15.--Appendix 1-a. Rules Creating and Controlling the State Board of Examiners of Official Shorthand Reporters (Refs & Annos)
T. 12, Ch. 15, App. 1-A, Rule 3
Rule 3. Examination for Enrollment as Certified or Licensed Shorthand Reporter
a. Every applicant who seeks to be examined for enrollment as a certified shorthand reporter shall prove to the satisfaction of the Board that he/she is of legal age, meets the requisite standards of ethical fitness and has at least a high school education or its equivalent.
b. Every applicant for enrollment as a certified shorthand reporter shall be required, on examination, to demonstrate proficiency in reporting testimony and proceedings at a speed of not less than two hundred (200) words per minute in taking a question-and-answer-type dictation only, and no other type, and in preparing an accurate transcription thereof that is reasonably free from spelling errors. Any examination or test given shall be approved by the Supreme Court. The Board may not increase or decrease such minimum speed requirement, by rule or otherwise.
c. As used in paragraph b hereof, the phrase “proficiency in reporting testimony and proceedings” means proficiency in verbatim reporting by use of any generally recognized system of symbols or abbreviations written with pen or pencil, stenotype or similar machines, or such other method as may be from time to time approved by the Supreme Court.

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Adopted effective February 10, 1992.
Shorthand Reporters Rule 3, 12 O. S. A. Ch. 15, App. 1-A, OK ST RPTR BD CONTROL Rule 3
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2024. Some rules may be more current, see credits for details.
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