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8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies the responsibilities of the Division of Occupational and Professional
10 Licensing (DOPL).
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ defines terms;
14 ▸ modifies the authority of DOPL to issue licenses to individuals who have been
15 previously licensed in another state, district, or territory of the United States; and
16 ▸ makes technical changes.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 58-1-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2016, Chapter 238
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 58-1-302 is amended to read:
27 58-1-302. License by endorsement.
28 (1) As used in this section:
29 (a) "Domicile" means the place where an individual has a fixed permanent home.
30 (b) "Resident" means an individual who:
31 (i) has established a domicile in this state;
32 (ii) engages in a trade, profession, or occupation in this state, or who accepts
33 employment in other than seasonal work in this state, and who does not commute into the state;
35 (iii) holds an unexpired Utah driver license issued under Title 53, Chapter 3, Part 2,
36 Driver Licensing Act, or an unexpired Utah identification card issued under Title 53, Chapter
37 3, Part 8, Identification Card Act.
39 issue a license without examination to a [
40 district, or territory of the United States[
41 (a) the division determines the education, experience, and examination requirements
43 time the license was issued, were substantially equal to the current requirements of this state[
45 (b) after being licensed outside of this state, the resident has at least one year of
46 experience in the state, district, or territory of the United States where the license was issued,
47 and the division determines the resident has the education, experience, and skills necessary to
48 demonstrate competency in the occupation or profession for which licensure is sought.
50 rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
51 prescribing the requirements of [
54 (a) pay a fee determined by the department under Section 63J-1-504; and
55 (b) produce satisfactory evidence of the [
56 good standing in the occupation or profession for which licensure is sought.