- 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
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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