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Rule 14-412. Presumptivelyapproved sponsors; presumptive MCLE accreditation.

(a) The Board may designatean individual or organization as a presumptively approved sponsor of accreditedCLE courses or activities if they meet the following standards:

(a)(1) The sponsor must be either an approved law school oran organization engaged in CLE that has,during the three years immediately preceding its application, sponsored atleast six separate courses that complywith the requirements for individual course accreditation under Rule 14-411.Status as a presumptively approved sponsor issubject to periodic review.

(a)(2) Presumptivelyapproved sponsors are required to pay annual presumptive fees.

(a)(3) Within 60 days prior to offering acourse, the sponsor must indicateon a Board-approved form that the course satisfies the provisions of Rule14-411. Thesponsor should also submit a copy of the brochure or outline describing thecourse, a description of the method or manner of presentation, and, ifspecifically requested by the Board, a set of materials.

(a)(4) The sponsor must submit the registration list in anapproved format, and CLE fees if applicable within 30 days following thepresentation of a course.

(a)(5) The sponsor must make its courses available to alllawyers throughout the state, unless it can demonstrate to the satisfaction ofthe Board that there is good reason to limit theavailability.

(a)(6) The sponsor must submit to all reasonable requests forinformation and comply with this article.

(b) Denial of presumptivelyapproved sponsor status. Notwithstanding a sponsor's compliance with paragraphs(a)(1) through (a)(6), theBoard may deny designation as a presumptively approved sponsor if the Boardfinds there is just cause for denial.

(c) Revocation of presumptiveapproval. The Board may audit any sponsor having presumptive approval and mayrevoke the presumptive approval if it determines that the sponsor is offering,as accredited, courses which do not satisfy the standards established underRule 14-411.

EffectiveMay 1, 2016.