LD 149 helps people with advanced degrees or licenses from other states or nations secure the ability to work in Maine
On Wednesday, March 23, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce offered testimony before the Joint Standing Committee on Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement, and Business (IDEA) in support of LD 149, An Act To Facilitate Licensure for Credentialed Individuals from Other Jurisdictions. This proposal would help people with advanced degrees and professional licenses from other states or nations secure the ability to work in Maine.
Similar bills – LD 612 and LD 1131 – are being discussed in the House. These bills assist individuals who hold licenses or certifications in other states transition those credentials to Maine. Unlike LD 149, these bills do not address individuals with foreign credentials.
The Maine State Chamber supports LD 149 as it accomplishes more than LD 612 and LD 1131. The Maine State Chamber’s support touched on these points:
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