- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Unrestricted license in one province entitles licensee to full license in others
- Amendments to licensing act do not restart tolling for claims under statute of limitations
- Failure to file agency record into evidence ends disciplined licensee’s appeal
- Rejected applicant can’t sue Montana licensing agency from distant D.C.
- For background check of licensure candidate, Nebraska can access Georgia arrest record that Nebraska would have erased
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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