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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Occupational licensure reciprocity. Requires a board that issues a license for certain regulated occupations to issue a license to an individual who: (1) is licensed in the regulated occupation in another state or jurisdiction; (2) has established residency in Indiana; (3) has passed a substantially equivalent examination as determined by the board; (4) is and has been in good standing in the individual's licensure in the other state or jurisdiction; (5) pays a fee to the board; and (6) completes the licensure application form required by the board. Allows a board that requires an applicant to submit to a national Occupational licensure reciprocity. Requires a board that issues a license for certain regulated occupations to issue a license to an individual who: (1) is licensed in the regulated occupation in another state or jurisdiction; (2) has established residency in Indiana; (3) has passed a substantially equivalent examination as determined by the board; (4) is and has been in good standing in the individual's licensure in the other state or jurisdiction; (5) pays a fee to the board; and (6) completes the licensure application form required by the board. Allows a board that requires an applicant to submit to a national criminal history background check to maintain that requirement with regard to applicants for licensure who meet all of the license endorsement requirements. Provides that nothing in the bill prevents or supersedes a: (1) compact; or (2) reciprocity or comity agreement; if established by the board or the general assembly. Provides that, if a board has entered into a national reciprocal or endorsement agreement or a reciprocal or endorsement agreement with one or more states, those agreements remain in effect. ... View more