- 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 appear in person at board’s deliberations to decide sanctions against her on remand
- Antitrust violations not necessarily crimes of moral turpitude
- Board lacked authority to discipline physician after license expired
- Sanction upheld for engaging, paying suspended fellow licensee as consultant
- MD’s standard-of-care defense not relevant to ruling on criminal sexual misconduct
Since January 2019, spurred by Governor Ron DeSantis, the state of Florida has been on a deregulatory binge in matters relating to employment—with the emphasis upon occupational licensing.
On October 8, DeSantis announced some of the results of his administration’s “Deregathon” in a laundry list of 50+ specific rules adopted across a range of licensing boards.
The rules revised or eliminated provisions DeSantis considered “unnecessary, burdensome regulations and barriers to Floridians looking to pursue their dreams.”
Highlights of the new rules:
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