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Paul Renner files Occupational Opportunity Act, reciprocal occupational licensing for military families

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Florida House Bill 615, filed by Rep. Paul Renner of Palm Coast, would make transfers to Florida a bit easier for military families. Also known as the “Occupational Opportunity Act,” HB 615 would compel Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation to license military members, spouses, and surviving spouses in occupations they have licenses for in other states. Renner’s bill would also extend the amount of time after discharge that such license reciprocity would be granted, from six months to two years. The proposal…

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