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CS/SB 474: Deregulation of Professions and Occupations

GENERAL BILL by Innovation, Industry, and Technology ; Albritton

Deregulation of Professions and Occupations; Citing this act as the “Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act”; requiring the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to waive the requirement to pass the Commercial Driver License Skills Tests for certain servicemembers and veterans; deleting the requirement that a yacht broker maintain a separate license for each branch office; specifying that the failure to repay certain student loans is not considered a failure to perform a statutory or legal obligation for which certain disciplinary action can be taken; revising licensure requirements for engineers who hold specified licenses in another state, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2020
Last Action: 1/23/2020 Senate - Now in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/7/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 37
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 36
    1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 01/21/20, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    1/21/2020 Senate • CS by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 155
    1/22/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/23/2020 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism

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  • CS/SB 474, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2020 at 2:56 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (8)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 77 Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Goff-Marcil Compare Last Action: 1/10/2020 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 13
    H 115 (c3) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 1/23/2020 H Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/29/20
    H 713 (c1) Department of Health Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 282
    H 1193 Deregulation of Professions and Occupations Ingoglia Compare Last Action: 1/21/2020 H Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
    S 66 (c1) Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Cruz Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 120
    S 356 (c1) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Hutson Compare Last Action: 1/15/2020 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    S 926 Health Care Practitioner Licensure Harrell Compare Last Action: 1/23/2020 S On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    S 1124 Legislative Review of Occupational Regulations Diaz Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 82

    Citations - Statutes (72)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.165 Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Page 8 (pdf)
    287.055 Acquisition of professional architectural, engineering, landscape architectural, or surveying and mapping services; definitions; procedures; contingent fees prohibited; penalties. Page 74 (pdf)
    322.57 Tests of knowledge concerning specified vehicles; endorsement; nonresidents; violations. Page 9 (pdf)
    326.004 Licensing. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.02 Definitions. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.04 Business agents; licenses, permits. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.041 Hearings. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.045 Information confidential. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.06 Registration of labor organizations required. Page 10 (pdf)
    447.09 Right of franchise preserved; penalties. Page 11 (pdf)
    447.12 Fees for registration. Page 11 (pdf)
    447.16 Applicability of chapter. Page 11 (pdf)
    447.305 Registration of employee organization. Page 11 (pdf)
    455.213 General licensing provisions. Page 11 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 12 (pdf)
    456.0721 Practitioners in default on student loan or scholarship obligations; investigation; report. Page 12 (pdf)
    456.074 Certain health care practitioners; immediate suspension of license. Page 12 (pdf)
    468.385 Licenses required; qualifications; examination. Page 13 (pdf)
    468.603 Definitions. Page 13 (pdf)
    468.613 Certification by endorsement. Page 14 (pdf)
    468.8314 Licensure. Page 15 (pdf)
    471.015 Licensure. Page 15 (pdf)
    473.308 Licensure. Page 16 (pdf)
    474.202 Definitions. Page 17 (pdf)
    474.207 Licensure by examination. Page 18 (pdf)
    474.217 Licensure by endorsement. Page 18 (pdf)
    476.114 Examination; prerequisites. Page 19 (pdf)
    476.144 Licensure. Page 20 (pdf)
    477.013 Definitions. Page 21 (pdf)
    477.0132 Hair braiding, hair wrapping, and body wrapping registration. Page 21 (pdf)
    477.0135 Exemptions. Page 21 (pdf)
    477.019 Cosmetologists; qualifications; licensure; supervised practice; license renewal; endorsement; continuing education. Page 22 (pdf)
    477.0201 Specialty registration; qualifications; registration renewal; endorsement. Page 23 (pdf)
    477.026 Fees; disposition. Page 24 (pdf)
    477.0263 Cosmetology services to be performed in licensed salon; exceptions. Page 24 (pdf)
    477.0265 Prohibited acts. Page 25 (pdf)
    477.029 Penalty. Page 25 (pdf)
    481.201 Purpose. Page 26 (pdf)
    481.203 Definitions. Page 26 (pdf)
    481.205 Board of Architecture and Interior Design. Page 30 (pdf)
    481.207 Fees. Page 30 (pdf)
    481.209 Examinations. Page 31 (pdf)
    481.213 Licensure. Page 33 (pdf)
    481.2131 Interior design; practice requirements; disclosure of compensation for professional services. Page 36 (pdf)
    481.215 Renewal of license. Page 37 (pdf)
    481.217 Inactive status. Page 38 (pdf)
    481.219 Certification of partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Page 38 (pdf)
    481.221 Seals; display of certificate number. Page 44 (pdf)
    481.223 Prohibitions; penalties; injunctive relief. Page 46 (pdf)
    481.2251 Disciplinary proceedings against registered interior designers. Page 48 (pdf)
    481.229 Exceptions; exemptions from licensure. Page 51 (pdf)
    481.231 Effect of part locally. Page 53 (pdf)
    481.303 Definitions. Page 53 (pdf)
    481.310 Practical experience requirement. Page 55 (pdf)
    481.311 Licensure. Page 55 (pdf)
    481.317 Temporary certificates. Page 56 (pdf)
    481.319 Corporate and partnership practice of landscape architecture; certificate of authorization. Page 56 (pdf)
    481.321 Seals; display of certificate number. Page 58 (pdf)
    481.329 Exceptions; exemptions from licensure. Page 59 (pdf)
    489.103 Exemptions. Page 59 (pdf)
    489.111 Licensure by examination. Page 60 (pdf)
    489.115 Certification and registration; endorsement; reciprocity; renewals; continuing education. Page 63 (pdf)
    489.511 Certification; application; examinations; endorsement. Page 64 (pdf)
    489.517 Renewal of certificate or registration; continuing education. Page 65 (pdf)
    489.518 Alarm system agents. Page 66 (pdf)
    509.102 Page 67 (pdf)
    548.003 Florida State Boxing Commission. Page 68 (pdf)
    548.017 Participants, managers, and other persons required to have licenses. Page 68 (pdf)
    553.5141 Certifications of conformity and remediation plans. Page 68 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 69 (pdf)
    558.002 Definitions. Page 74 (pdf)
    559.25 Exemptions. Page 74 (pdf)

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  • SB 474, Original Filed Version Posted 10/7/2019 at 4:53 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Pre-Meeting) 1/16/2020 (pdf)
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Post-Meeting) 1/22/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (8)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 77 Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Goff-Marcil Compare Last Action: 1/10/2020 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 13
    H 115 (c3) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 1/23/2020 H Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/29/20
    H 713 (c1) Department of Health Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 H CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 282
    H 1193 Deregulation of Professions and Occupations Ingoglia Compare Last Action: 1/21/2020 H Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee
    S 66 (c1) Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Cruz Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 120
    S 356 (c1) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Hutson Compare Last Action: 1/15/2020 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    S 926 Health Care Practitioner Licensure Harrell Compare Last Action: 1/23/2020 S On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    S 1124 Legislative Review of Occupational Regulations Diaz Compare Last Action: 1/14/2020 S Introduced -SJ 82

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    377130 - Amendment
    Delete lines 232 - 2196 and insert:
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology
    (Albritton)
    1/17/2020
    2:35 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/22/2020
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/21/2020 2:30 PM Innovation, Industry, and Technology 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (74)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.165 Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Page 7 (pdf)
    287.055 Acquisition of professional architectural, engineering, landscape architectural, or surveying and mapping services; definitions; procedures; contingent fees prohibited; penalties. Page 76 (pdf)
    326.004 Licensing. Page 8 (pdf)
    447.02 Definitions. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.04 Business agents; licenses, permits. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.041 Hearings. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.045 Information confidential. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.06 Registration of labor organizations required. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.09 Right of franchise preserved; penalties. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.12 Fees for registration. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.16 Applicability of chapter. Page 9 (pdf)
    447.305 Registration of employee organization. Page 10 (pdf)
    455.213 General licensing provisions. Page 10 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 10 (pdf)
    456.0721 Practitioners in default on student loan or scholarship obligations; investigation; report. Page 11 (pdf)
    456.074 Certain health care practitioners; immediate suspension of license. Page 11 (pdf)
    468.385 Licenses required; qualifications; examination. Page 12 (pdf)
    468.603 Definitions. Page 12 (pdf)
    468.613 Certification by endorsement. Page 12 (pdf)
    468.8314 Licensure. Page 13 (pdf)
    469.006 Licensure of business organizations; qualifying agents. Page 14 (pdf)
    469.009 License revocation, suspension, and denial of issuance or renewal. Page 16 (pdf)
    471.015 Licensure. Page 20 (pdf)
    473.308 Licensure. Page 21 (pdf)
    474.202 Definitions. Page 22 (pdf)
    474.207 Licensure by examination. Page 23 (pdf)
    474.217 Licensure by endorsement. Page 23 (pdf)
    476.114 Examination; prerequisites. Page 24 (pdf)
    476.144 Licensure. Page 25 (pdf)
    477.013 Definitions. Page 25 (pdf)
    477.0132 Hair braiding, hair wrapping, and body wrapping registration. Page 26 (pdf)
    477.0135 Exemptions. Page 26 (pdf)
    477.019 Cosmetologists; qualifications; licensure; supervised practice; license renewal; endorsement; continuing education. Page 26 (pdf)
    477.0201 Specialty registration; qualifications; registration renewal; endorsement. Page 28 (pdf)
    477.026 Fees; disposition. Page 29 (pdf)
    477.0263 Cosmetology services to be performed in licensed salon; exceptions. Page 29 (pdf)
    477.0265 Prohibited acts. Page 30 (pdf)
    477.029 Penalty. Page 30 (pdf)
    481.201 Purpose. Page 30 (pdf)
    481.203 Definitions. Page 31 (pdf)
    481.205 Board of Architecture and Interior Design. Page 34 (pdf)
    481.207 Fees. Page 35 (pdf)
    481.209 Examinations. Page 36 (pdf)
    481.213 Licensure. Page 38 (pdf)
    481.2131 Interior design; practice requirements; disclosure of compensation for professional services. Page 40 (pdf)
    481.215 Renewal of license. Page 41 (pdf)
    481.217 Inactive status. Page 42 (pdf)
    481.219 Certification of partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Page 42 (pdf)
    481.221 Seals; display of certificate number. Page 48 (pdf)
    481.222 Architects performing building code inspection services. Page 50 (pdf)
    481.223 Prohibitions; penalties; injunctive relief. Page 51 (pdf)
    481.2251 Disciplinary proceedings against registered interior designers. Page 53 (pdf)
    481.229 Exceptions; exemptions from licensure. Page 53 (pdf)
    481.231 Effect of part locally. Page 55 (pdf)
    481.303 Definitions. Page 56 (pdf)
    481.310 Practical experience requirement. Page 57 (pdf)
    481.311 Licensure. Page 58 (pdf)
    481.317 Temporary certificates. Page 59 (pdf)
    481.319 Corporate and partnership practice of landscape architecture; certificate of authorization. Page 59 (pdf)
    481.321 Seals; display of certificate number. Page 60 (pdf)
    481.329 Exceptions; exemptions from licensure. Page 62 (pdf)
    489.103 Exemptions. Page 62 (pdf)
    489.111 Licensure by examination. Page 63 (pdf)
    489.115 Certification and registration; endorsement; reciprocity; renewals; continuing education. Page 66 (pdf)
    489.511 Certification; application; examinations; endorsement. Page 65 (pdf)
    489.517 Renewal of certificate or registration; continuing education. Page 68 (pdf)
    489.518 Alarm system agents. Page 67 (pdf)
    548.003 Florida State Boxing Commission. Page 70 (pdf)
    548.017 Participants, managers, and other persons required to have licenses. Page 70 (pdf)
    553.5141 Certifications of conformity and remediation plans. Page 70 (pdf)
    553.74 Florida Building Commission. Page 71 (pdf)
    553.79 Permits; applications; issuance; inspections. Page 76 (pdf)
    558.002 Definitions. Page 76 (pdf)
    559.25 Exemptions. Page 76 (pdf)

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