HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2258

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 436B, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to read as follows:

"436B- Licensure; acceptance of military education, training, or service. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, each licensing authority subject to this chapter, upon presentation of satisfactory evidence by an applicant, shall consider the education, training, or service completed by an individual as a member of the armed forces or reserves of the United States or the national guard, military reserves, or naval militia of any state, toward the qualifications to receive a license. The education, training, or service shall satisfy the training or experience requirement of the respective licensing authority unless the board determines that it is not substantially equivalent to the standards of the State. Each licensing authority subject to this chapter may adopt rules to implement this section."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2012, and shall be repealed on June 30, 2022.


 


 

Report Title:

Professional and Vocational Licensing; Military Education, Training, and Service

 

Description:

Requires licensing boards to consider military education, training, and service. Specifies that military training or experience satisfies a licensing authority's training or experience requirements unless it is determined that it is not substantially equivalent to the standards of the State. Allows the boards to adopt rules. Effective July 1, 2012. Sunsets June 30, 2022. (HB2258 HD2)

 

 

 

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