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State Legislation Update

NEW YORK A.B. 7630 – License, Salon Safety

NEW YORK A.B. 7630 – License, Salon Safety Sponsor: Assemblymember Ron Kim (D) Summary: Stipulates that a trainee may obtain a license to practice nail specialty if such trainee provides satisfactory evidence to the Secretary of State that such trainee has been actively engaged in…

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NEW YORK A.B. 7572 – License

NEW YORK A.B. 7572 – License  Sponsor: Assemblymember Fred Thiele (D) Summary: Reduces the number of persons someone may aid or abet in the use of a professional title before they may be guilty of a class E felony from three to one. Stipulates that…

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MICHIGAN H.B. 4052 – License

MICHIGAN H.B. 4052 – License  Sponsor: Representative Earl Poleski (R) Summary: Limits the powers of units of local government to adopt, enforce or administer certain local mandates for employers. Prohibits local minimum wage, benefit or leave requirements. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status:…

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LOUISIANA S.R. 110 – State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA S.R. 110 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator A.G. Crowe (R) Summary: Requests Governor Bobby Jindal to appoint a cosmetologist or owner of a beauty shop or salon from the Vietnamese-American Community in Louisiana to serve on the Louisiana Board of Cosmetology at…

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NEW YORK A.B. 7406 – License

NEW YORK A.B. 7406 – License Sponsor: Assemblymember Felix Ortiz (D) Summary: Adds prostitution offenses as grounds for suspension or revocation of a license and imposition of a fine on nail specialists, natural hair stylists, estheticians, cosmetologists or appearance enhancement businesses. Allows any license or…

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NEBRASKA L.B. 264 – License

NEBRASKA L.B. 264 – License  Sponsor: Senator Adam Morfeld (I) Summary: Final version (4/15/2015): Requires, beginning December 15, 2015, upon presentation of satisfactory evidence that the education, training or service completed by an applicant for a credential while a member of the armed forces of the…

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PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1191 – License

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1191 – License  Sponsor: Representative Tommy Sankey (R) Summary: Allows a barber to practice in a mobile setting. Defines “barber shop” as a place, including a mobile unit, where the practice of barbering is performed by a barber. Defines “mobile unit” as a self-contained,…

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PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1190 – License

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1190 – License  Sponsor: Representative Tommy Sankey (R) Summary: Allows a barber or cosmetologist to practice in a mobile setting. Defines “salon” as a place, including a mobile unit, where the practice of cosmetology is performed by a cosmetologist. Defines “mobile unit” as…

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NEW YORK Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) Orders Emergency Measures for Nail Salon Workers – License

NEW YORK Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) Orders Emergency Measures for Nail Salon Workers – License  Summary: Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) introduced draft language for a comprehensive legislative package that would increase protections for nail salon workers. According to Governor Cuomo, “The rights of nail salon…

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INDIANA S.B. 511 – License

INDIANA S.B. 511 – License  Sponsor: Senator Ron Alting (R) Summary: Provides that massage therapists are governed by the health professions standards of practice. Currently, massage therapists are governed by the professional licensing standards of practice. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced;…

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