- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- CSG state “playbooks” aim to reduce effect of employment-related mandates such as licensing on workers with criminal record
- Remote learning meets requirement of “full-time resident graduate study”
- Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant
- Chiropractors may evaluate patients for neurological conditions
- License decisions can be appealed by third parties, in racetrack case
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signaled the states that it won't back off its antitrust oversight of state professional regulation, in making a major proposal and several comments on state licensing laws during the last months of 2016.
Most significant was the FTC's publication, in a Federal Register notice December 7, of a proposed revision to the 2004 Eyeglass Rule, which opened competition among dispensers of eye products by requiring optometrists and other prescribers to release contact lens prescriptions to patients. Having . . .
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