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CS/SB 526: Deregulation of Professions and Occupations

GENERAL BILL by Regulated Industries ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bracy

Deregulation of Professions and Occupations; Repealing provisions relating to licensure and permit requirements for business agents; prohibiting a business organization from engaging in certain practices until it is qualified by a qualifying agent; authorizing the executive director or the chair of the board to authorize a temporary qualifying agent for a specified timeframe under certain circumstances; requiring the board to allow an applicant to qualify one or more business organizations or to operate using a fictitious name under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/13/2017 Senate • Filed
10/26/2017 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 42
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
1/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 01/24/18, 11:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
1/24/2018 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries; YEAS 5 NAYS 4 -SJ 227
1/25/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/29/2018 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 227
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Regulated Industries read 1st time -SJ 229
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism