- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Montana Supreme Court strikes down restriction on advanced practice nurses providing abortions
- Court revokes license of nurse who neglected vulnerable patient
- New Hampshire Supreme Court rules that grandfathered training school required to submit to board audit
- Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of case challenging enforcement of confidentiality of medical records
- Reversal of license revocation overturned for lack of deference to board’s decision
Sunset review occupied quite a bit of the Texas' legislature's time in 2017—so much that after it failed to renew five boards amid disputes about their future before the session ended in July, the governor had to call legislators back for extra duty.
When the dust settled, with the session's end in August, state senators and representatives had agreed to give a two-year reprieve to the state medical board and to four behavioral science boards (psychology, marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, and social work) that sunset reviewers had recommended combining into one.
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