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State Legislation Update

ILLINOIS H.B. 5973 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

ILLINOIS H.B. 5973 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Marcus Evans, Jr. (D) Summary: Current version (4/20/2016):  Allows the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider an applicant’s prior conviction or convictions but provides that the conviction or convictions may not be the sole basis…

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ILLINOIS S.B. 2984 – Cosmetology Education, License

ILLINOIS S.B. 2984 – Cosmetology Education, License Sponsor: Senator Iris Martinez (D) Summary: Current version (3/17/2016):  Amends the Electrologist Licensing Act. Requires a person to complete a total of 600 hours in the study of electrology over a period of not less than 16 weeks…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 6313 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 6313 – License  Sponsor: Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth (D) Summary: Amends the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Allows the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to refuse to issue or renew, suspend, revoke, place on probation, reprimand or…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 4682 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 4682 – License  Sponsor: Representative Barbara Wheeler (R) Summary: Amends the Massage Licensing Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall issue each massage therapist an identification card. Provides that the identification card shall contain the following information: (a) licensee’s…

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ILLINOIS S.B. 2236 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

ILLINOIS S.B. 2236 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Scott Bennett (D) Summary: Removes the provision that state the Department shall deny without hearing any application for a license or renewal of a license under this Act by a person who has defaulted…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 4264 – Cosmetology Education

ILLINOIS H.B. 4264 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Representative Frances Ann Hurley (D) Summary: States that a program of study for an individual seeking licensure as a barber, cosmetologist, esthetician, hair braider or nail technician must include both domestic violence and sexual assault education. Requires that for a program of…

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ILLINOIS S.B. 454 – License

ILLINOIS S.B. 454 – License Sponsor: Senator Scott Bennett (D) Summary: Current version (4/24/2015):   Repeals the current statute that requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to deny any application for licensure or renewal by a person who has defaulted on an educational…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 3655 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 3655 – License  Sponsor: Representative Daniel Burke (D) Summary: Current version (12/7/2015): Makes a technical change in language to the The Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Current Version 12/7/2015) Status: Introduced; referred…

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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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