Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; licensure by apprenticeship. (HB1253)

Introduced By

Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; licensure by apprenticeship. Requires the regulatory boards within the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to grant a license to an applicant for licensure by apprenticeship if the applicant has (i) completed an apprenticeship in an occupation that is regulated by a board, and such board grants licensure to individuals in such occupation or an occupation with a similar scope of practice; (ii) passed all requisite examinations; and (iii) paid all applicable fees, as determined by the board. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


01/26/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104366D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1253)
02/10/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in General Laws

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