AB 555, as amended, Salas. Professions and vocations: military and veterans.
Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of various professions and
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This bill would
begin delete state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would streamline the licensure process of various professions and vocations for veterans and members of the military separating from service.end delete
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State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
It is the policy of this state that, consistent with the
4provision of high-quality services, persons with skills, knowledge,
5and experience obtained in the armed services of the United States
6should be permitted to apply this learning and contribute to the
7employment needs of the state at the maximum level of
8responsibility and skill for which they are qualified. To this end,
9rules and regulations of boards provided for in this code shall
10provide for methods of evaluating education, training, and
11experience obtained in the armed services, if applicable to the
12requirements of the business, occupation, or profession regulated.
13These rules and regulations shall also specify how this education,
14training, and experience may be used to meet the licensure
15requirements for the particular business, occupation, or profession
16regulated. Each board shall consult with the Department of
17Veterans Affairs and the Military Department before adopting
18these rules and regulations. Each board shall perform the duties
19required by this section within existing budgetary resources of the
20agency within which the board operates.
It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
32legislation that would streamline the licensure process of various
P3 1professions and vocations for veterans and members of the military
2separating from service.