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Senate Bill No. 1388

Public Act No. 07-46

AN ACT CONCERNING ATTORNEYS ADMITTED PRO HAC VICE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 51-81b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):

(a) Any person who has been admitted as an attorney by the judges of the Superior Court shall annually on or before January fifteenth file an annual return prescribed or furnished by the Commissioner of Revenue Services. If any such person was engaged in the practice of law in the year preceding the year in which an occupational tax is due hereunder, such person, unless exempted under this section, shall annually on or before January fifteenth pay to the Commissioner of Revenue Services a tax in the amount of four hundred fifty dollars. Any person who has been admitted as an attorney pro hac vice by a judge of the Superior, Appellate or Supreme Court in accordance with the rules of [court] said court shall file such return and pay such tax as provided in this subsection with respect to any year in which such person was admitted pro hac vice and engaged in the practice of law in this state.

Approved May 21, 2007