Under existing law, a military spouse relocating to the State of Alabama with an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces may be permitted to obtain expedited issuance of certain professional licenses and certificates
This bill would create the Military Family Jobs Opportunity Act
This bill would require each professional licensing body in the state to adopt a rule recognizing the professional licenses and certificates obtained by the spouses of certain military service members in other states, if the issuing state has licensing criteria that is greater than or substantially similar to the licensing criteria of the State of Alabama
This bill would also require each professional licensing body in the state to adopt a rule providing for the issuance of a temporary professional license or certificate to those spouses who have been issued professional licenses or certificates in states where licensing criteria is not substantially similar to that of the State of Alabama
To amend Section 31-1-6, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the issuance of professional licenses and certificates to the spouses of active duty military personnel; to name the section the Military Family Jobs Opportunity Act; to require the adoption of rules to implement the issuance of and acknowledgement of professional licenses and certificates obtained in other jurisdictions by military service members and their spouses, if the issuing state has licensing criteria that is greater than or substantially similar to that of Alabama; and to provide for the issuance of temporary licenses and certificates under certain circumstances.
|February 13, 2018||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Veterans and Military Affairs|
|Hearing||February 21, 2018||Room 329 at 14:00||Senate V&MA Hearing|
|Bill Text||SB 312 - Introduced|