- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Realtors expand ethical prohibition on racist & discriminatory speech
- Panel requires review of three-time cap on exam attempts in case of nurse candidate who tested in “suboptimal” conditions
- California virtual proctoring flags one third of remote bar exams
- Following default judgment, court rejects maximum fines without separate analysis
- Delay in prosecuting disciplinary charges will not result in their dismissal
By executive order December 2, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin folded five different licensing agencies into two ones in his quest to streamline state government and reduce board members' liability exposure. All part of Bevin's Red Tape Reduction Initiative, the newly formed Department of Professional Licensing and Kentucky Real Estate Authority were created to replace the Office of Occupations and Professions and four separate real estate boards. The changes transfer regulatory authority to the new department to protect board members from the threat of antitrust liability.
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