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Unlock the Printers preference pane for non-admin users on Mac OS X

Took me a while to track down how to do this. Found the solution at JAMF Nation:
Allow Security Preference Pane non admin

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Mac “Printing – Unable to get printer status” error

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Can't say this will work in every situation, but it's possible that the printing protocol is wrong. If you're adding via lpadmin and ipp, try lpd or vice versa.

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Reset Printing System on Mac

If you're having printing issues with multiple printers (not just one or two), you may want to reset the printing system (Warning: this will remove your installed printers, and you'll have to install them again).

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Go to System Preferences.

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Select Printers & Scanners.

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Right-click on a printer and then select Reset printing system....

Re-add the printers.