PBA Advocacy
State Legislation Update

ILLINOIS H.B. 3655 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 3655 – License  Sponsor: Representative Daniel Burke (D) Summary: Allows an individual to become certified as an eyelash technician upon application to the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, completion of an eyelash extension application training program and payment of the required fee. Specifies that…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 3545 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 3545 – License  Sponsor: Representative Mark Batinick (R) Summary: Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985 from January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2026. Amends the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics,…

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ILLINOIS H.R. 111 – Cosmetology Education

ILLINOIS H.R. 111 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Representative LaShawn Ford (D) Summary: Encourages the Illinois Workforce Investment Board to add cosmetology programs, including barber and beauty schools, to its list of programs eligible to receive grants from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Click Here…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 1424 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 1424 – License  Sponsor: Representative Robert Rita (D) Summary: Creates requirements for the licensure of barber stylists and spa technicians. Allows an individual licensed as a barber stylist to hold himself or herself out as a barber or cosmetologist and may engage in…

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