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Reform occupational licensing

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To amend sections 109.572, 121.08, 2925.01, 4713.01, 4713.69, 4735.181, 4735.99, 4776.10, and 4776.20, to enact sections 9.78, 101.62, 101.63, 101.64, 101.65, 103.26, 103.27, 4735.22, 4764.01 to 4764.21, 4764.99, 4798.01, 4798.02, and 4798.03, of the Revised Code to establish a statewide policy on occupational regulation, to allow an individual who has been convicted of a criminal offense to request a licensing authority to determine whether the individual is disqualified from receiving or holding a professional license based on conviction, to require standing committees of the General Assembly to periodically review occupational licensing boards regarding their sunset, to require the Legislative Service Commission to issue reports of occupational licensing bills and state regulation of occupations, to require the licensure of home inspectors, to create the Ohio Home Inspector Board to regulate the licensure and performance of home inspectors, to require realtors who recommend home inspectors to provide a list of home inspectors, and to regulate the practice of makeup artistry.

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April 5, 2019
Certain provisions effective 11/01/19

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Primary Sponsors

Rob McColley


Troy Balderson
Bill Beagle
William P. Coley, II
John Eklund
Bob D. Hackett
Frank Hoagland
Matt Huffman
Kris Jordan
Frank LaRose
Peggy Lehner
Sean O'Brien
Larry Obhof
Bob Peterson
Lou Terhar
Joe Uecker
Steve Wilson
John Becker
Andrew Brenner
Bill Dean
Keith Faber
Doug Green
Michael Henne
Ron Hood
Derek Merrin
Bill Reineke
Wes Retherford
Craig S. Riedel
Kristina Roegner
Bill Seitz
Ryan Smith
Andy Thompson
Ron Young
Paul Zeltwanger

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