40 Years of Reform

40 Years of Reform

Celebrating 40 Years of Sunset and Regulatory Reform

When unnecessary or overly restrictive regulations create barriers for new practitioners and businesses to succeed, the effects can reverberate throughout the economy. For 40 years, COPRRR has been keeping state regulation in check through the sunset and sunrise processes.

COPRRR handles several types of reviews:

Sunrise Reviews

Sunrise steps

A sunrise review explores whether there is a need to regulate a currently unregulated profession or occupation.

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Sunset Reviews

Sunset process

The General Assembly determines when an agency, board, program or function of government will "sunset." 

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