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Is Florida one of three states that requires licenses for commercial interior designers? Paging PolitiFact Florida.

One of the big talking points among opponents of Florida's highly controversial commercial interior design law -- yes, really -- is that the state's license requirement is so restrictive only two other U.S. states share it.

PolitiFact Florida first heard the claim in January from a legislative affairs director representing the National Federation of Independent Business, which is against regulation of this industry, during a House subcommittee meeting. The battle intensified this week at another House committee meeting in which lawmakers considered reducing regulation of more than 30 professions, including interior design.

Is Florida really a member of an exclusive license-only club? We check it out here.

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