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- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Failure to cite professional code as evidence was error, but not fatal error
- Remote exam proctoring violates civil rights, California ACLU maintains
- FBI: Impostors posing as regulators threaten medical licensees nationwide with license suspension
- Case against board for refusal to retroactively renew license can continue
- Therapy degree is insufficient for general counseling license, but requiring degree to mention “counseling” is arbitrary
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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