IN THE SUPREME COURT
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
[¶1] On November 18, 2013, the Lawyer Assistance Committee forwarded proposed amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rules 49 regarding the lawyer assistance program and to North Dakota Supreme Court Admission to Practice Rules 2. On November 29, 2013, the Court referred the proposed amendments to the Joint Attorney Standards Committee. On April 7, 2014, the Joint Attorney Standards Committee submitted its suggested amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rules 49, noting amendments to Dakota Supreme Court Admission to Practice Rules 2 would be forwarded at a later date. The proposed amendments are available at http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. Individuals who do not have internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. The Court considered the matter, and
[¶2] IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that the amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rule 49 are ADOPTED, effective June 1, 2014.
[¶3] The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened this 30th day of April, 2014, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Dale V. Sandstrom, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, and the Honorable Lisa Fair McEvers, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order. The Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, being unavoidable absent, did not participate in the decision.