State Matters

  • An Update from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Florida Licensure Case

    11/9/2021 – This is an update about the Academy's ongoing initiatives related to the long-awaited decision whether an unlicensed individual’s desire to provide medical counseling implicates free speech rights that override the state’s ability to require health care professionals to be licensed before practicing.

  • Licensure Update: September 2020

    09/23/2020 - An update for members on the Academy’s work on licensure, particularly in Florida, since the most recent communication on July 28.

  • Florida's New Licensure Law

    07/28/2020 - On June 30, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill updating the state's Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Act, aligning it more closely with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Model Practice Act.