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HB 981: Occupational Licensing


Occupational Licensing; Defines "apprenticeship"; requires DBPR & DOH, respectively, to grant application for licensure if applicant has completed apprenticeship & met other specified requirements; requires department to establish grade necessary for applicant who has completed apprenticeship to receive passing grade for examination; prohibits department from requiring applicant to take examination.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/20/2019 House • Filed
    2/28/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Commerce Committee -HJ 99
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 99
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee

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  • HB 981, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2019 at 5:07 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 924 Occupational Licensing Albritton Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    455.216 Page 1 (pdf)
    456.0155 Page 2 (pdf)

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