HB 1566 Professions and occupations; active supervision of regulatory boards, definitions, report.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Professions and occupations; regulatory boards. Establishes a statewide policy for the regulation of professions and occupations specifying criteria for government regulation with the objective of increasing opportunities, promoting competition, encouraging innovation, protecting consumers, and complying with applicable federal antitrust laws. The bill also establishes the position of professional and occupational regulatory analyst within the Division of Legislative Services to assist the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules in (i) evaluating at least three professions and occupations in each year and (ii) to the extent feasible, reviewing legislation establishing or modifying an occupational regulation to determine whether the legislation meets the state policy of using the least restrictive regulation necessary to protect or preserve the public health, safety, and welfare. The evaluation shall include recommendations for changes to occupational regulations to improve compliance with the state policy of using the least restrictive regulation necessary.

Full text:
01/01/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100652D  pdf | impact statement
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104901D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/03/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105203D-H2  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/01/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100652D
01/01/17  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/11/17  House: Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/17  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (14-Y 8-N)
01/31/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104901D-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 reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (13-Y 7-N)
02/03/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105203D-H2
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: General Laws Committee substitute rejected 17104901D-H1
02/06/17  House: Appropriations Committee substitute agreed to 17105203D-H2
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1566H2
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House (63-Y 33-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (63-Y 33-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/17  Senate: Reported from Rules with amendments (11-Y 3-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/15/17  Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (10-Y 6-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Read third time
02/17/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/17/17  Senate: Rules Committee amendments agreed to
02/17/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/17/17  Senate: Finance Committee amendment agreed to
02/17/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/17/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (21-Y 19-N)
02/21/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/21/17  House: Senate amendments #1, 2, 3 and 4 agreed to by House (61-Y 34-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (61-Y 34-N)
02/21/17  House: Senate amendment #5 rejected by House (0-Y 95-N)
02/21/17  House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 95-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/22/17  Senate: Senate insisted on amendment #5 (37-Y 3-N)
02/22/17  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/23/17  House: House acceded to request
02/23/17  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/23/17  House: Delegates: Webert, Anderson, Bourne
02/23/17  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/17  Senate: Senators: Ruff, Vogel, Wagner
02/25/17  House: No further action taken
02/25/17  House: Failed to pass