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Top ten reforms Georgia lawmakers want in professional licensing

Online. Virtual. Centralized. Streamlined. Georgia's 42 boards need to keep an active website, go paperless and web-based where possible, use videoconferencing rather than travel for board meetings, let the central Professional Licensing Boards Division handle minor violations, and let some boards be combined, says a December 2013 report by the House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards.

Those were a few of the recommendations of the committee, which was created by the Georgia legislature to explore any needed reforms to the existing structure of professional licensing in the state. After five meetings and input from the state's . . .

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