Representative Proposes Business License Applications on Paper
April 29, 2021
– PA NEWS DIGEST –
Committee approves bill to offer paper
application process for business licenses
A bill from state Rep. Clint Owlett intended to make it easier for people to do business in Pennsylvania has been approved by the House Professional Licensure Committee.
House Bill 855 would require the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (BPOA) to provide a paper application option to become licensed for business in Pennsylvania.
Currently, all applicants use the online PALS licensing system. The BPOA only offers exemptions for religious reasons.
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