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Business Registration/Licensing

Programs that register newly formed businesses according to the legal status under which they will operate (e.g., for-profit and nonprofit corporations, limited liability companies, general and limited partnerships, franchises and sole proprietorships) as well as record and reserve their legal name; register business opportunities; and/or issue licences or permits which provide written authorization for the operation of a business within a specific local jurisdiction.

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Facility Licensing

Programs that establish and enforce health, safety and program standards for facilities that offer community care or health services, that review applications for licences, issue or deny licences, inspect facilities for compliance with requirements and revoke licences or bring disciplinary action for noncompliance.

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Food Facility Licensing

Programs that establish and enforce health and safety standards for restaurants and other facilities that prepare and serve food to the public, review applications for licences, issue or deny licences, inspect facilities for compliance with standards and/or revoke licences or take disciplinary action for noncompliance.

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Occupational/Professional Licensing and Certification

Programs that establish and enforce licensing and certification standards for the trades and professions that are subject to regulation, review applications for licences, administer examinations to demonstrate competency, issue or deny licences and/or revoke licences and certificates or take disciplinary action for noncompliance with standards.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.