HB 2221 Professional and Occupational Licensing Requirements, Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate; created.
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Summary as introduced:
Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Professional and Occupational Licensing Requirements. Creates the Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Professional and Occupational Licensing Requirements of the various regulatory boards within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. The bill sets out the membership of the Joint Subcommittee and enumerates its powers and duties. The bill also provides that to assist the Joint Subcommittee in carrying out its powers and duties, the General Assembly shall adopt a schedule for its timely review of the statutory and regulatory professional and occupational licensing requirements of the regulatory boards within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. The schedule adopted shall require that no less than 20 percent of such licensing requirements be reviewed annually. The bill states that the General Assembly may delegate this function to the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103813D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104828D-H1  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103813D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/17  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104828D-H1
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/17  House: Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/03/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Appropriations