Arizona Governor Signs First of Its Kind Occupational Licensing Reciprocity Law

Washington Free Beacon | 4/13/2019 | Derek Draplin -
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday making Arizona the first state in the country to accept out-of-state occupational licenses.

House Bill 2569 passed the House and Senate with bipartisan support. The legislation means occupational licenses obtained in other states would be acknowledged in Arizona.

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Proponents say the legislation will save those moving to Arizona money, since they no longer will have to pay to become relicensed once they relocate.

"Arizona’s economy is booming, and the people that are coming out here are just looking for an opportunity to carve their own path," Ducey said at a news conference for the bill’s signing. "Too often our government has acted as an adversary, not an ally, for people that want to work."

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"Today, those days are over," Ducey said.

Ducey called for the plan in his January State of the State address.

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Arizona saw 122,000 people move to the state from 2017 to 2018, the fourth highest amount in the county, which...
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