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Michigan Senate Bill 1057 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

MICHIGAN S.B. 1057 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Steven Bieda (D) Summary: States that beginning January 1, 2019, a person shall not sell or offer for promotional purposes in this state any personal care product containing plastic microbeads. Exempts a person that sells or…

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Pennsylvania H.B. 2475 – License (Cosmetology)

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 2475 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Michele Brooks (R) Summary: Allows an owner of a licensed cosmetology salon, who decides to restrict their services to limited license services, to continue operating under the current salon license until its expiration. Click Here for Full…

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Pennsylvania House Bill 2472 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 2472 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Brendan Boyle (D) Summary: Prohibits (1) the manufacture of personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads by the end of 2017; (2) the sale of personal care products and the manufacture of over-the-counter drugs containing synthetic…

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Michigan S.B. 1027 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

MICHIGAN S.B. 1027 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Gretchen Whitmer (D) Summary: States that no person, beginning January 1, 2018, may manufacture for sale a personal care product, except for an over-the-counter drug, that contains plastic microbeads. Defines “Plastic microbead” as any intentionally added…

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Pennsylvania House Bill 2447 – Cosmetology Education

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 2447 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Representative George Dunbar (R) Summary: Allows licensed barbers who have three years of experience or licensed manager-barbers with one year of experience as of January 1, 2015, to opt to become licensed as a barber-teacher without examination. Specifies…

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New Jersey A.B. 3561 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY A.B. 3561 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Shavonda Sumter (D) Summary: Requires that each professional board in the State of New Jersey should provide a place on its website to complete applications for licensure, registration or certification. Status: Introduced; referred to The Assembly…

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Massachusetts H.B. 4254 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) , State Boards of Cosmetology

MASSACHUSETTS H.B. 4254 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) , State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: MA House Ways and Means Committee Summary:¬†Establishes the Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering and specifies Board membership. Specifies that the practice of cosmetology includes holding oneself out as…

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New Jersey A.B. 3469 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY A.B. 3469 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Angelica Jimenez (D) Summary: Provides that to be eligible for licensure as a massage and bodywork therapist, an applicant must complete a minimum of 500 hours in class study in the field of massage and bodywork…

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New Jersey S.B. 2242 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2242 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Christopher Bateman (R) Summary: Provides that the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling may grant licensure to applicants who have an education equivalent to the successful completion of high school. Click Here for Full…

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Rhode Island H.R. 8358 – License (Cosmetology)

RHODE ISLAND H.R. 8358 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Arthur Corvese (D) Summary:¬†Create a nine member special legislative study commission whose purpose it would be to study and make recommendations on the requirements necessary to implement Department of Health inspections for the licensure of barbershops,…

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