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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Regulation of certain professions and occupations. Eliminates the professional licensing agency (PLA). Establishes the health professions licensing agency (HPLA) within the state department of health to license health professions. Requires the state health commissioner to appoint the director and deputy directors of the HPLA. Establishes the workforce licensing agency (WLA) within the department of workforce development to license occupations that are not health professions. Requires the commissioner of the department of workforce development to appoint the director and deputy directors of the WLA. Requires the WLA to operate and maintain the electronic registry of professions. Transfers responsibilities under the INSPECT Regulation of certain professions and occupations. Eliminates the professional licensing agency (PLA). Establishes the health professions licensing agency (HPLA) within the state department of health to license health professions. Requires the state health commissioner to appoint the director and deputy directors of the HPLA. Establishes the workforce licensing agency (WLA) within the department of workforce development to license occupations that are not health professions. Requires the commissioner of the department of workforce development to appoint the director and deputy directors of the WLA. Requires the WLA to operate and maintain the electronic registry of professions. Transfers responsibilities under the INSPECT program from the PLA to the HPLA. Removes the requirements that the directors of the HPLA and the WLA execute a surety bond. Establishes transition provisions. Makes conforming changes. Removes expired provisions. Makes technical changes. ... View more