Under existing law, there is no requirement that an attorney licensed by the Alabama State Bar upon election to the Alabama Legislature must forfeit his or her license to practice law
This bill would make such requirement. Also, this bill would require once the member is no longer serving in the Legislature to retake and pass the Alabama State Bar examination and complete 24 hours or more of continuing legal education for relicensure as an attorney
Relating to the Legislature; to require an attorney elected to the Legislature to forfeit his or her license; to require retaking and passing the Alabama State Bar examination and completion of 24 hours or more of continuing legal education for relicensing as an attorney.
|April 10, 2012||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Constitution, Campaigns and Elections|
|Bill Text||HB677 Alabama 2012 Session - Introduced|