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State Legislation Update

NEW JERSEY A.B. 4056 – Cosmetology Education , License

NEW JERSEY A.B. 4056 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Angelica Jimenez (D) Summary: Amends the “Massage and Bodywork Therapist Licensing Act” to determine that applicants for licensure under that act must complete both class study and examination requirements. Requires an applicant to…

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WYOMING L.S.O. 106 – Special Request

WYOMING L.S.O. 106 – Special Request Sponsor: House Draft Committee Summary: This measure specifies that an excise tax will be levied on engaging in or continuing in the practice of any business in which a service is rendered. The following services are exempt under the…

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NEVADA Bill Draft Request: Revises Provisions Relating to the Invalidation of Professional or Occupational Licenses Issued by a Regulatory Body in Error – License

NEVADA Bill Draft Request: Revises Provisions Relating to the Invalidation of Professional or Occupational Licenses Issued by a Regulatory Body in Error – License  Summary: Bill draft requests (B.D.R.) have begun to be released for the 2017 Legislative Session. Legislators, committees, departments, Legislative Counsel and…

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KENTUCKY B.R. 81 – License

KENTUCKY B.R. 81 – License  Sponsor: Representative Jerry Miller (R) Summary: This measure allows spas to be issued a “Nonquota type 3” or “NQ3” retail drink license to allow for such spa to sell alcoholic beverages. The measure does clarify that this license does authorize the…

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS WYOMING BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS WYOMING BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY Public notice is hereby given that the Wyoming Board of Cosmetology intends to amend its rules to Chapters 1-13. Please submit written comments to the following address no later than August 5, 2016….

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CALIFORNIA A.B. 2194 – License, Salon Safety , State Boards of Cosmetology

CALIFORNIA A.B. 2194 – License, Salon Safety , State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Assemblymember Rudy Salas Summary: Current version (8/19/2016): This measure established certification of massage practitioner and massage therapists will be governed by the California Massage Therapy Council. This measure also extends the operating provisions…

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NEVADA Nevada State Board of Cosmetology Meeting – State Boards of Cosmetology

NEVADA Nevada State Board of Cosmetology Meeting – State Boards of Cosmetology Summary: The Nevada State Board of Cosmetology met August 1. The minutes have not yet been released. Minutes (8/1/2016): The minutes have not yet been released. Agenda (8/1/2016): About PBA Government Affairs The…

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New PBA State Captain Brings over 20 Years Experience

My name is Clara Osterhage, and I have become one of PBA’s newest State Captains – something that I am very excited about. I have been in the salon industry for over 20 years, and I am just as excited about it today as I…

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MASSACHUSETTS S.B. 2461 – Cosmetology Education , License

MASSACHUSETTS S.B. 2461 – Cosmetology Education , License  Sponsor: Senator Mark Montigny (D) Summary: Creates a board of registration in “bodywork therapy” consisting of 3 members who are residents of the commonwealth appointed by the governor and shall all be licensed bodywork therapists engaged in…

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MASSACHUSETTS H.B. 4450 – License

MASSACHUSETTS H.B. 4450 – License  Sponsor: MA Conference Committee Summary: Stipulates that a “mobile business” that provides cosmetology services must be licensed by the State of Massachusetts. (pg. 271-274) Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced 6/29/2016. Passed House 6/30/2016. Passed Senate; sent…

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