Character and Fitness Determinations

    1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Applications to register filed   1585 1541 1660 1591 1951 1956 1412 1202 1371 1579 1535 1444 1464
 
Adverse admissions committee recommendations
Disapprovals   11 11 10 10 5 9 9 13 3 7 13 13 8
Approvals with qualifications   4 4 6 2 6 6 4 2 7 7 7 8 7
TOTAL   15 15 16 12 11 15 13 15 10 14 20 21 15
 
Hearings before Board
Applicant appeals of adverse admissions committee recommendations   6 13 12 11 10 13 7 8 7 5 10 12 11
Hearings held by Board sua sponte   9 3 3 3 7 7 11 6 4 5 8 21 11
Mandatory reviews of applicants with felony records*                       2 4 1
TOTAL   15 16 15 14 17 20 18 14 11 10 20 37 23
 
Automatic Supreme Court review of adverse Board recommendations
Applicants approved by Court   0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Applicants disapproved by Court but permitted to reapply after a specified time frame   1 4 4 2 3 4 1 2 2 3 2 4 3
Applicants disapproved by Court and prohibited from reapplying   2 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 0
TOTAL   3 4 5 2 4 7 2 2 3 5 2 6 3

* Effective Feb. 1, 2003, all applicants with felony records must be reviewed by the Board.