- 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
Interstate compacts—agreements among states to accept other states' occupational licenses, in the same way that states' drivers' licenses are accepted—are good policy, but can mean extra costs for licensing boards and higher fees for licensees, a Vermont study of the interstate nursing compact (eNLC) found in March.
That's because the pool of people paying licensing fees would shrink. In simplified terms, the Vermont Secretary of State reported to thelegislature: The cost of a Vermont license "is determined by regulatory expense divided by . . .
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