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ILLINOIS H.B. 6571 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 6571 – License  Sponsor: Representative Barbara Wheeler (R) Summary: Makes changes to amend the Predator Accountability Act, the Massage Licensing Act and the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Declares legislative findings have determined a connection between sex…

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ILLINOIS S.B. 3403 – License

ILLINOIS S.B. 3403 – License  Sponsor: Senator Toi Hutchinson (D) Summary: Introduced version (3/30/2016): Makes technical changes to amend the Criminal Code of 2012 in a section concerning the applicability of the common law. Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Introduced version 3/30/2016) Proposed Amendment (5/4/2016)…

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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 (5/31/2016):  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: Final 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 nor…

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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: Current version (4/6/2016): Removes the ability of the Department to deny a license or renewal as authorized previously by this act to a person who has defaulted on an educational loan or scholarship…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 4264 – Cosmetology Education

ILLINOIS H.B. 4264 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Representative Frances Ann Hurley (D) Summary: Final version (8/12/2016): Removes requirements that the program of study a person seeking licensure as a barber, cosmetologist, esthetician, hair braider or nail technician must graduate from must include both domestic violence…

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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 (5/19/2016): Creates the Fantasy Sports Contest Act. Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Current Version 5/19/2015) Status: Introduced; referred to House Rules Committee 2/26/2015. Assigned to House Health Care Licenses Committee…

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