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Create Occupational Credential Portability Program

Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through creation of an occupational credential portability program.
2020 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

The bill:

  • Creates the occupational credential portability program that would apply to most professions and occupations regulated by the division of professions and occupations within the department of regulatory agencies;
  • Requires the director of the division and most regulatory boards and commissions within the division (regulators) to strive to reduce certification, registration, and licensure barriers for applicants; and
  • Gives regulators rule-making authority to establish an occupational credential portability program in the least burdensome way necessary to protect the public.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Under Consideration


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Bird, Rep. K. Van Winkle



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