Bill Summary for H 663 (2013-2014)

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Jun 30 2014

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 663 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO FURTHER DEFINE THE TERM "PRACTICE LAW" FOR PURPOSES OF REGULATING THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW.
Intro. by Ramsey.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition:

Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition in their entirety. 

Changes the short and long titles.

Amends GS 84-2.1, concerning the definition of "practice of law," adding new subdivision GS 84-2.1(b)(2), which provides that the "practice of law" does not include the design, creation, assembly, completion, publication, distribution, display, or sale of self-help legal written materials, books, documents, templates, forms, computer software, or similar products if the products clearly and conspicuously state that they are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.

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