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 »

Amended LA Bill Passed by State Senate

The Louisiana Senate yesterday passed the revised version of House Bill 748, which was amended last week to clearly permit the use of professional certification credentials in the state. The bill, titled “The Occupational Licensing Review Act,” was intended to increase employment opportunities by loosening licensing requirements for certain jobs, but the bill text was… Read more »

LA Certification Bill Amended to Address Concerns

Louisiana lawmakers yesterday amended House Bill 748 to allow the use of professional certification credentials in the state, and the amended bill was then passed by the Louisiana Senate Commerce Committee. The bill, titled “The Occupational Licensing Review Act,” was intended to increase employment opportunities by loosening licensing requirements for certain jobs, but the bill… Read more »