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State Legislation Update

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6987 – License

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6987 – License  Sponsor: CT Joint Committee on Public Health Summary: Final version (6/2/2015): Allows individuals holding a registered hairdresser, cosmetician or similar license from any other state, the District of Columbia or a commonwealth or territory of the United States that did not require…

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CONNECTICUT H.B. 6696 – Cosmetology Education

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6696 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Joint Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement Summary: Current version (5/20/2015): Requires institutions of higher education and private occupational schools, which are defined in this measure as a person, board, association, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or…

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CONNECTICUT S.B. 985 – License (Cosmetology)

CONNECTICUT S.B. 985 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees Summary: Current version (5/6/2015):  Requires all apprentices applying to obtain a barber license to have (1) successfully completed the eighth grade; (2) completed an apprenticeship approved by the Labor Department; and (3)…

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CONNECTICUT H.B. 6768 – Cosmetology Education

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6768 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Joint Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement Summary: Current version (3/5/2015):  Makes changes to the definition of “postsecondary career school” to include a hospital-based occupational school, hairdressing school and barber school for reasons of licensure. Click Here…

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CONNECTICUT H.B. 6286 – License

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6286 – License  Sponsor: Representative Daniel Fox (D) Summary: Enables barbers and hairstylists licensed in another state or country who seek a license to work as a barber or hairdresser in Connecticut to receive some benefit in the licensing process for having an…

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