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2012 House Bill 5818: Increase licensure fees
  1. Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on August 15, 2012, to increase license fees imposed on a wide range of businesses and occupations in which licensure mandates are imposed as a condition of earning a living. The proposed increases are spread among different bills in the package comprised of House Bills 5818 to 5825. Technically, the bills repeal the sunsets of previously enacted “temporary” fee increase laws. According to the House Fiscal Agency, the fee hikes would extract an additional $14.9 million annually from business owners and tradesmen.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on August 15, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on September 13, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 19, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 19, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on September 19, 2012, to waive these fees if an individual is a veteran. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 19, 2012.
  2. Passed 88 to 16 in the House on September 19, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 20, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 20, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2012 House Bill 5818 (Increase licensure fees )  by TALKER60 on September 18, 2012 

 Like she said "STUPID", WHY WOULD AN IDIOT WANT TO THAT WHEN IT'S ALREADY HARD ENOUGH FOR A BUSINESS OWNER TO MAKE IT AS IT IS.sKILLED TRADEMEN THAT HAS A LICENSE ALREADY PAY THROUGH THEIR NOSE IN TAXES FOR THE MONEY THEY MAKE.STOP ALREADY WITH THESE IDIOTIC BILLS



2012 House Bill 5818 (Increase licensure fees )  by admin on September 18, 2012 
Introduced in the House on August 15, 2012

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