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March 02, 2020

Highlights of the February 29, 2020, Virginia State Bar Council Meeting

At its meeting on February 29, 2020, in Richmond, the Virginia State Bar Council heard the following significant reports and took the following actions.

Paragraphs 3 and 13-23.K.

Council unanimously approved amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia Part 6, Section IV, Paragraphs 3 and Paragraph 13-23.K. The amendments clarify requirements for membership statuses, address the need for separate membership statuses for retired and disabled members, add an email address of record requirement, and eliminate ambiguous terminology. The proposed changes will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval.

Paragraph 13

Council unanimously approved amendments to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia Part 6, Section IV, Paragraph 13 that correct statutory references to two definitions at Paragraph 13-1 and one term at Paragraph 13-23.D.

Budget

Council unanimously approved a $14.7 million proposed budget for the FY2021, which will be presented to the Supreme Court of Virginia for approval.

 

Updated: Mar 02, 2020