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ARIZONA – proposed legislation that could affect your business by limiting the regulation of professions  

Issue:  HB 2532 – regulation of occupation, trade or profession.

Affects:  Those who service or build pools or spas.

Send comments to:  Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

Bill Summary: This measure was amended to now require a local government to hold a public hearing to demonstrate necessity before adopting an occupational fee or licensing requirement on any occupation, trade or profession.  Similar to SCR 1037 above,this legislation could eliminate any possibility for new pool & spa licensing requirements beyond what is currently in law.

Status:  Signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey (R) on May 16.

View final legislation:(from 4/19/2018 conference report): https://apps.azleg.gov/BillStatus/GetDocumentPdf/462331