HB 2625 Modifies provisions relating to exemptions to professional licensing

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HB 2625 - Under this act, a person who has a current license to practice his or her profession from another state, territory, or the District of Columbia shall be exempt from Missouri licensure requirements if: (1) the person is an active duty or reserve member of the Armed Forces, a member of the National Guard, a civilian employee of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), an authorized contractor under federal law, or a professional otherwise authorized under the DOD; (2) the person practices the same occupation or profession for which he or she holds a current license; and (3) the person is engaged in the practice of a profession through a partnership with the federal Innovative Readiness Training program within the DOD. This exemption shall only apply while: (1) the person's practice is required by the program pursuant to military orders; and (2) the services provided by the person are within the scope of practice for the person's respective profession in Missouri.

This act contains an emergency clause.

This act is similar to provisions in SS/HB 2149 (2022) and SCS/SB 1153 (2022).

SARAH HASKINS


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