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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 374
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Rules Relating to the State Board of Examiners of Court Reporters

Rule 307
Rules Adopted by the State Board of Examiners of Court Reporters

Application - Examination Fee

(a) Qualifications. An applicant for examination must be at least 18 years old and must be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent education.
(b) Application and Fee. An application for examination must be on a form approved by the board and furnished by the Clerk of the Appellate Courts. The application must be filed with the Clerk of the Appellate Courts at least 30 days before any regular or special examination and must be accompanied by:
(i) a nonrefundable payment of $125, payable to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts; and
(ii) at least three affidavits or certificates, on forms to be supplied by the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, from responsible persons unrelated to the applicant by marriage or blood attesting that the applicant is a person of good moral character.
(c) When Application Valid for Next Examination. If the applicant does not take the examination for which application is made or if the applicant fails to pass the required examination, the original application remains valid for the next ensuing examination if the applicant:
(i) notifies the Clerk of the Appellate Courts in writing by the filing deadline that the applicant intends to take the examination;
(ii) files with the Clerk of the Appellate Courts an updated application or a letter verifying that the application on file remains current; and
(iii) includes a nonrefundable payment of $125, payable to the Clerk of the Appellate Courts.


[History: Am. effective March 15, 1986; Am. effective November 14, 1988; Am. effective September 5, 1991; Am. effective February 8, 1994; Am effective December 3, 1996; Am. effective October 20, 1999; Am. effective November 30, 2000; Am. effective January 3, 2006; Am. effective January 25, 2016.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings