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SB 1548: Occupational Licensing


Occupational Licensing; Prohibiting boards within the Division of Certified Public Accounting, the Division of Professions, or the Division of Real Estate of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation from inquiring into or considering a license applicant’s criminal history until after the board determines the applicant is otherwise qualified for a license; prohibiting such boards from denying an applicant’s license application due to the applicant’s criminal history unless the applicant was convicted of a felony that directly relates to the profession; requiring such boards to provide specified notification to applicants who are determined to be ineligible for licensure because of a felony conviction, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 134
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 134
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Regulated Industries