License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing
License required in 24 states
92nd most burdensome licensing requirements
48th most heavily regulated occupation
(Last updated April 24, 2012)
Weighers, weighermasters or public weighers weigh or measure bulk commodities and issue certificates of accuracy.
Twenty-four states require those who verify the weight of bulk goods for sale to earn a license. Eight states require an exam, while the rest of the states require only fees or a minimum age. These relatively light requirements make for the 92nd most burdensome of the occupations studied. Because almost half the states license the trade, it ranks as the 48th most widely and onerously licensed.
(Last updated May 2, 2012)
State Licensing Requirements
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