Threats to Professional Licensure: State List

Georgia

Legislation requiring the review and analysis of licensing requirements, resulting in recommendations to remove any unnecessary or overly burdensome licensing requirements. This piece of legislation does not specifically target professional engineers.
Legislative/Executive Order/Regulatory:
Legislative
Bill Number:
Status:
Passed House Industry and Labor Committee on 2/8/2018.
Summary:

A resolution encouraging the Georgia Occupational Regulatory Review Council to perform periodic reviews of existing regulatory entities. Language states that occupational licensure can be a barrier. NSPE alerted the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers to the legislation and are working on next steps to preserve engineering licensure. This measure is eligible for reconsideration during the 2018 Legislative Session. NSPE advised GSPE on advocacy strategies to support PE licensure.