Bill Summaries: S417 (2021)

  • Summary date: Mar 31 2021 - View summary

    Amends GS 84-34 to increase the $300 fee for membership in the North Carolina State Bar by $25 every other year starting in 2023 so that in 2029 and thereafter the fee will be $400. Increases the late fee from $30 to $50. Requires members to notify the secretary-treasurer of their email address. Exempts a member serving in the Armed Forces from paying dues for any year in which the member is on active duty. No longer specifies a date by which the list of members who are in arrears must be provided to the presiding judge by the superior clerk court (was, at the next term of the superior court after the first day of October), or by which the list must be submitted to the Council (was, at its October meeting). Allows the North Carolina State Bar to adopt temporary rules to implement the act. Effective October 1, 2021.