- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
Committees of the Tennessee legislature will begin reviewing all regulations of the state's licensing agencies that affect entry into or practice of occupations, under the state's sweeping new "Right to Earn a Living Act" (HB 2201/SB2469, now Public Chapter 1053).
Signed into law April 28 by Governor Bill Haslam, the measure allows the house of representatives' and senate's Government Operations Committees to disapprove of existing and proposed regulations and request that they be amended or repealed. Only "entry regulations" are affected—but . . .
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