Threats to Professional Licensure: State List


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.
 Potential Threat
Legislative/Executive Order/Regulatory: Legislative
Bill Number: HB 280
HB 280: Failed upon adjournment on 3/8/2018.

HB 280 required many state agencies, including the Department of Commerce, to complete a one-time study and analysis of each occupational or professional license or certification that their agency administers, to ensure that state regulation of the occupation or profession is narrowly tailored to protect the health and safety and does not consist of excessive, unnecessary, or outdated government interference.