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With “Deregathon” Florida changes rules to reduce regulatory burden

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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