New Tennessee Legislation of Interest to Tort Lawyers – Post 17

Post 17 of this series also addresses the subject of court reporting.  This bill establishes: (1) licensure requirements for court reporters; (2) the Tennessee Board of Court Reporting; and (3) the Tennessee board of Court Reporting Fund.   This bill prohibits any person from practicing court reporting  or holding the person out as a court reporter unless the person is a licensed court reporter, except as otherwise provided by law.   

The licensure requirements go into effect July 1, 2010.

Click at the link to see a complete copy of Public Acts,2009 Public Chapter 450.