2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 445
Secretary of State; create the position of director of professional licensing; provide powers, duties, and responsibilities
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the O.C.G.A., so as to create within the office of the Secretary of State the position of director of professional licensing; to provide for powers, duties, and responsibilities; to provide that the director shall implement rules and regulations relating to certain regulated professions and businesses; to provide that the director shall test, license, and discipline persons licensed pursuant to such title; to create the Georgia Board of Licensing and Regulation; to provide that such board shall promulgate rules and regulations governing certain regulated business and professions; to provide that such board shall hear administrative appeals; to transfer certain powers and duties of licensing boards and commissions to the director of professional licensing and the Georgia Board of Licensing and Regulation; to amend various titles of the O.C.G.A. so as to correct cross-references and to conform those provisions to the duties of the director and the Georgia Board of Licensing and Regulation; and for other purposes.
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Withdrawn Bill/Res Consideration
Feb/16/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/15/2012 - Senate Hopper
2/28/2012 Withdrawn from consideration in Senate