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Rule 8. Metal Seals--Use of Abbreviations--Powers of Certified Reporters

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 8
Rule 8. Metal Seals--Use of Abbreviations--Powers of Certified Reporters
Every person enrolled as a certified shorthand reporter shall be entitled to use the abbreviation C.S.R. after his/her name and shall receive from the Board, without additional charge, a metal seal with his/her name and the words “Oklahoma Certified Shorthand Reporter”. Every person enrolled as a licensed shorthand reporter shall be entitled to use the abbreviation L.S.R. after his/her name and shall receive from the Board, without additional charge, a metal seal with his/her name and the words “Oklahoma Licensed Shorthand Reporter”. Acting court reporters shall not be allowed the use of a seal. The determination of the format and construction of the seal shall rest with the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Supreme Court shall determine the procedures to be used in the distribution of all shorthand reporter seals. Certified shorthand reporters shall be authorized to issue affidavits in respect to their regular duties, to subpoena witnesses for depositions, administer oaths and affirmations, and to take depositions or other sworn statements, with authority equal to that of a notary public. Licensed shorthand reporters shall have the same authority while employed as official court reporters.

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Adopted effective February 10, 1992.
Shorthand Reporters Rule 8, 12 O. S. A. Ch. 15, App. 1-A, OK ST RPTR BD CONTROL Rule 8
Current with amendments received through January 15, 2024. Some rules may be more current, see credits for details.
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