PBA-supported measure for remote notarization expected to become law
HB 2370 unanimously passed the House on Oct. 21 and is now on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk awaiting his approval. The PBA-supported bill establishes remote notarization during nonemergency periods. Read the bill.
The Pa. Supreme Court CLE Board has approved the PBA-crafted modification that expands the definition of live, in-person programming to include programming delivered via live webcast or other streaming technology during 2021. The CLE board’s temporary policy recognizes live online programming by accredited distance learning providers such as PBI as live (non-capped) credit towards lawyers’ CLE requirement. Learn more.
The Pa. Dept. of State offers five simple steps to make the voting experience smooth and successful. Read the guide.
Don’t miss the virtual awards luncheon hosted by PBA President David Schwager and Immediate Past President Anne John. Registration is required to attend any meeting or the virtual awards luncheon. View the meeting schedule. Register online.
This month, the PBA, along with 26 county bar associations, will conduct a campaign about renter and homeowner rights, with a special focus on the impact from the pandemic. Get more information. Read the news release.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related postponement of the bar exam, the PBA Covid-19 Task Force has initiated the PBA Project Board to help recent graduates gain paid short- and long-term professional assignments and to help members find the limited-time legal support they need. Go to the PBA Project Board.