This paper provides model bill language for states to create a more competitive and open system of professional credentialing. Private certification, as outlined and described, would provide for competitive credentialing that would lower prices of services for consumers and provide them better information, as well as create more opportunity for potential service providers, as compared to licensing.
The Need to Review and Reform Occupational Licensing in Oklahoma
Author: Byron Schlomach
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An encore reposting of the research from the 1889 Institute.
Oklahoma Policy Innovation Project.