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Other, please explain:

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The subject matter of this position is within the jurisdiction of the section.
The position was adopted in accordance with the Section's bylaws.
The requirements of SBM Bylaw Article VIII have been satisfied.

If the boxes above are checked, SBM will notify the Section when this notice is received, at which time the Section may advocate the position.

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Other, please specify: (If position is in the form of a report or amicus brief, the document may be attached in a separate e-mail to

Explanation of the position, including any recommended amendments:

Copy and paste the text of any legislation, court rule, or administrative regulation that is the subject of or referenced in this report. Text may be provided by hyperlink.


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This position falls within the following Keller-permissible category:
The regulation and discipline of attorneys
The improvement of the functioning of the courts
The availability of legal services to society
The regulation of attorney trust accounts
The regulation of the legal profession, including the education, the ethics, the competency, and the integrity of the profession.

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