WSR 08-13-023

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ June 6, 2008 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO APR 12 -- LIMITED PRACTICE RULE FOR LIMITED PRACTICE OFFICERS; RESCISSION OF APR 12.1 -- PRESERVING IDENTITY OF FUNDS AND PROPERTY IN TRANSACTIONS CLOSED BY LIMITED PRACTICE OFFICERS AND APPENDIX A REGULATIONS OF THE APR 12 LIMITED PRACTICE BOARD; APR 12 -- DISCIPLINARY REGULATIONS 101 THROUGH 106 APPLICABLE TO ELPOC TITLE 15 -- RESCISSION OF DISCIPLINARY RULES FOR LIMITED PRACTICE OFFICERS (LPO); APR 12 CONTINUING EDUCATION REGULATIONS OF THE LIMITED PRACTICE BOARD REGULATIONS 101 THROUGH 116; APR 12 -- NEW LIMITED PRACTICE OFFICER RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT (LPORPC) AND APR 12 -- RULES FOR ENFORCEMENT OF LIMITED PRACTICE OFFICER CONDUCT (ELPOC), RPC 1.15A(a) -- SAFEGUARDING PROPERTY AND ELC 15.4 -- TRUST ACCOUNT OVERDRAFT NOTIFICATION )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-899


The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendments to APR 12 -- Limited Practice Rule for Limited Practice Officers; Rescission of APR 12.1 -- Preserving Identity of Funds and Property in Transactions Closed by Limited Practice Officers and Appendix A Regulations of the APR 12 Limited Practice Board; APR 12 -- Disciplinary Regulations 101 through 106 Applicable to ELPOC Title 15 -- Rescission of Disciplinary Rules for Limited Practice Officers (LPO); APR 12 Continuing Education Regulations of the Limited Practice Board Regulations 101 through 116; APR 12 -- New Limited Practice Officer Rules of Professional Conduct (LPORPC) and APR 12 -- Rules for Enforcement of Limited Practice Officer Conduct (ELPOC), RPC 1.15A(a) -- Safeguarding Property and ELC 15.4 -- Trust Account Overdraft Notification, and the Court having considered the amendments and comments submitted thereto, and having determined that the proposed amendments will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendments as attached hereto are adopted.

(b) That the amendments will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective January 1, 2009.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of June, 2008.
Alexander, C. J.


C. Johnson, J.


Owens, J.



Fairhurst, J.


Madsen, J.


J.M. Johnson, J.


Chambers, J.


Stephens, J.


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