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RE:    Amendments to Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules


On May 7, 2012, this Court issued an order revising, among other things, Rule 410 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR).  This revised Rule 410 is effective January 1, 2013, and will govern the license fees for lawyers and foreign legal consultants that are due on January 1, 2013.

Pursuant to Article V, § 4, of the South Carolina Constitution, the language of the revised Rule 410 contained in the order of May 7, 2012, is hereby amended as follows:

(1) Rule 410(h)(1)(D)(ii) is amended to read:

(ii)  the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit or the Supreme Court of the United States.  This shall not include attorneys in a federal public defender organization.
(2) Rule 410(k)(4) is amended to read:

(4)  Judicial Staff Member.  The additional license fee for a judicial staff member who has been admitted to practice law in this State or any other jurisdiction for less than three years shall be $20.  The additional license fee for all other judicial staff members shall be $50.
s/Jean H. Toal                                  C.J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                          J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                             J.

s/John W. Kittredge                             J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                  J.

Columbia, South Carolina
December 7, 2012