IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON

In the Matter of the Amendment to the
MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL
EDUCATION RULES
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ORDER NO. 07-019

ORDER AMENDING MCLE
RULES 5.2(d), 4.3(e) and 4.300

At its public meeting on March 14, 2007, the court considered and approved proposed amendments to Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Rules 5.2(d), 4.3(e) and 4.300 submitted by the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors.

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Oregon State Bar Minimum Continuing Legal Education Rules are amended as set out below, and effective the date of this order. Deleted text is in brackets and italic print; new text is in boldface print.

5.2(d) Legal Ethics Service. A member serving on the Oregon State Bar Legal Ethics Committee, Client Security Fund Committee, Commission on Judicial Fitness & Disability, Local Professional Responsibility Committees, State Professional Responsibility Board, and Disciplinary Board or serving as volunteer bar counsel or volunteer counsel to an accused in Oregon disciplinary proceedings may earn two ethics credits for each twelve months of service.

4.3(e) [Applications for accreditation shall be deemed approved unless the MCLE Administrator, within 14 days after receipt of the application, sends a notice that the application is questioned. The applicant shall have 14 days to respond to the MCLE Administrator's questions and the MCLE Administrator shall make a determination as to the accreditation within 21 days after receiving the sponsor's response.]

4.300 (a) Applications for accreditation shall be deemed approved unless the MCLE Administrator, within 30 days after receipt of the application, sends a notice that the application is questioned or that additional time is required for approval. The applicant shall have 14 days to respond to the MCLE Administrator's questions. The applicant's response to a questioned application shall be reviewed by the MCLE Administrator and the applicant shall be notified of the decision no later than 21 days after submission of the response.

Dated this 26th day of April, 2007.

Paul J. De Muniz

Chief Justice


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