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CS/CS/CS/SB 1640: Deregulation of Professions and Occupations

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Innovation, Industry, and Technology ; Albritton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gruters

Deregulation of Professions and Occupations; Deleting the requirement for a yacht broker to maintain a separate license for each branch office; repealing a provision relating to hearings for persons or labor organizations denied licensure as a business agent; requiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation or a board to seek reciprocal licensing agreements with other states under certain circumstances; redefining the term “talent agency”, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2019 Senate • Filed
3/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 213
3/13/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 212
3/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 04/02/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
4/2/2019 Senate • CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 312
4/3/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
• On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 04/08/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
• CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology read 1st time -SJ 318
4/8/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
4/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 346
4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/18/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 379
4/19/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/22/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 389
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/19 -SJ 646
4/30/2019 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 645
5/1/2019 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 765
5/2/2019 Senate • Retained on Calendar
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar