House Bill 4 — Occupational therapy licensure amendments

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Bill description: HB 4 would eliminate a requirement that applicants for licensure as an occupational therapist submit a new application after failing two attempts on the licensure examination. Rating: +1 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home businesses. Conversely, does it remove barriers to entry into the …

House Bill 3 — Counselors and therapists

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Bill description: HB 3 would greatly increase the licensure fee for counselors and therapists while making moderate reforms to reduce barriers to the industry. Rating: -1 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home businesses. Conversely, does it remove barriers to entry into the market? Currently, applicants are …

House Bill 15 — Public records request sales tax

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Bill description: HB 15 would exempt any fees assessed for compiling public records request from sales taxes. Rating: +1 Does it in any way restrict public access to information related to government activity or otherwise compromise government transparency or accountability? Conversely, does it increase public access to information related to government activity or increase government transparency or accountability? HB 15 …

House Bill 10 — Pharmacy Practice Act

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Bill description: HB 10 would establish an interstate pharmaceutical practice compact and take steps to ease restrictions on the practice of pharmacy in Idaho. Rating: +4 Does it give government any new, additional, or expanded power to prohibit, restrict, or regulate activities in the free market? Conversely, does it eliminate or reduce government intervention in the market? HB 10 would …