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Illinois H.B. 4866 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS H.B. 4866 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative John Cavaletto (R) Summary: Introduced version (2/6/2014): Makes a technical change to the definition of “felony”. Click Here for Text of Filed amendment (3/26/2014) Click Here for Text of Introduced version (2/6/2014) Status: Introduced 2/6/2014. Referred…

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Illinois H.B. 4790 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology)

ILLINOIS H.B. 4790 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Robert Rita (D) Summary: Changes the definitions of “Board”, “Licensed Cosmetologist”, “Licensed Cosmetology Teacher”, “Licensed Cosmetology Clinic Teacher” and “Licensed Hair Braiding Teacher” to include hair braiding. Modifies the definitions of “Cosmetology” and “Esthetics”…

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Illinois S.B. 2727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS S.B. 2727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans (D) Summary:Current version (5/20/2014): Prohibits the manufacture of any personal care product that contains synthetic plastic microbeads by December 31, 2017. Prohibits the manufacture for sale of an over the counter drug that contains…

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Illinois House Resolution 886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.R. 886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Camille Lilly (D) Summary: Urges the Governor and the General Assembly of Illinois to strengthen Illinois’ chemical management statutes with legislation to substantially reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 in order to keep the toxic…

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Illinois House Bill 3166 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS H.B. 3166 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Kelly Cassidy (D) Summary: Introduced version (2/26/2014): Makes a technical change in the short title of the Environmental Protection Act. Click Here for Text of First Amendment (3/4/2014) Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Introduced…

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Illinois House Bill 5885 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 5885 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Martin Moylan (D) Summary: Creates the Formaldehyde Banned in Children’s Products Act. Bans manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers from selling any children’s product that intentionally contains formaldehyde, formaldehyde contained in a solution and ingredients that degrade to release…

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Illinois House Bill 5857 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 5857 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Camille Lilly (D) Summary: Creates the Chemicals in Commercial Products Act. Establishes a Task Force to report on chemicals that are designated as priority chemicals by the federal Safer Chemistry Challenge Program. Requires the task force to…

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Illinois House Bill 2921 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 2921 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Laura Fine (D) Summary: Prohibits, beginning July 1, 2014, a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer to knowingly manufacture, sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use, a children’s product or residential upholstered furniture, containing a…

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