This Week in Occupational Licensing, September 30th

This Week in Occupational Licensing, September 30th

News and Commentary

Senators Mike Lee and Dianne Feinstein are among those supporting the “Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act”, a bill easing professional transitions for relocated military spouses, reports Chris Larson for AM1100.

Nick Sibilla covers a Brennan Center for Justice report for Forbes, noting the economic impact of mass incarceration. Sibilla cites his June study of state occupational licensing barriers for ex-offenders.

Emma Greguska quotes University of Minnesota Professor Morris Kleiner among others who presented at an Arizona State University licensing webinar in an ASU Now article.

Michelle Lampariello for Clinical Advisory documents responses, including that of the American Medical Association, to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed non-physician providers (NPP) rule. The final rule will grant some new opportunities to NPP’s starting October 1st, but its original scope of practice expansion was curtailed.

U.S. Army judge advocate Thomas N. Wheatley opines in Bloomberg Law that despite the bar exam’s flaws, some highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is worth retaining as a professional standard.

House Bill 1193, signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on June 30th, is “the most sweeping occupational licensing reform bill in modern U.S. history,” writes Eric Boehm for Reason Magazine.


New Research

Courtney Michaluk Joslin publishes a Mercatus Center policy brief recommending scope of practice reform for overly restrictive vaccination regulations.

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