CA Passes Strict Data Privacy Law

Industry groups are mobilizing against California’s new data privacy law, which they say was rushed through the state legislature and quickly signed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown. The far-reaching law, which doesn’t take effect until 2020, is similar to new European Union standards for data privacy that took effect in May. The California Consumer… Read more »

MO Credentialing Bill Signed by Governor

Missouri House Bill 1719, the Professional Employer Organization Act, was signed into law June 1 just prior to Governor Eric Greitens’ resignation. The bill’s signing was not unexpected as it was wrapped into an omnibus package that required passage prior to the Legislature ending its session. As previously reported in Inroads, ASAE believes this bill… Read more »

ASAE Voices Concern over MO Credentialing Bills

ASAE delivered a letter yesterday to Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson urging him to veto two bills that would negatively impact holders of voluntary certifications. The two bills, HB 1719 and HB 1500, have already been passed by the Missouri Legislature, and include similar language intended to modify the state’s approach to the licensing of… Read more »

Amended LA Bill Sent to Governor

On May 17, the Louisiana House approved, 95-0, the Senate-amended version of the “Occupational Licensing Review Act,” which removed credentialing language that had been included in the original House bill. The measure was sent to Gov. John Bel Edwards this week for signature. Louisiana’s House Bill 748 was drafted to increase employment opportunities by loosening… Read more »