(a) Any person who is engaged in the practice of court reporting on June 1, 2006, and who provides to the board an affidavit setting forth his or her past education and work experience as a court reporter and an affidavit of a judge for whom he or she has worked as an official court reporter or three licensed attorneys, unrelated by blood or marriage to the person and who have utilized the services of the court reporter, which attests to the court reporter's proficiency in court reporting, upon payment of a fee in an amount determined by the board, shall be licensed to practice as a court reporter. The deadline for receiving applications for grandfathering is December 31, 2012.
(b) Any member in good standing of ACRA licensed as a certified shorthand reporter on June 1, 2006, upon payment of the licensure fee in an amount determined by the board, shall be automatically granted a license pursuant to this chapter and thereby may practice as a court reporter.
(c) Members of ACRA who hold the certified shorthand reporter certification and do not apply for certification within one year of June 1, 2006, shall be required to take the certified court reporter examination in order to become a certified court reporter.
Last modified: May 3, 2021