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Iowa S.F. 2346 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

IOWA S.F. 2346 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Joe Bolkcom (D) Summary: Prohibits the manufacturing, sale or distribution of a soap, hand sanitizer or toothpaste containing triclosan. Requires a manufacturer to use the least toxic alternative when replacing triclosan in the manufacturing of such products….

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Iowa State Captain Kollan Kolthoff recaps Iowa House Bill 2015 efforts

As a State Captain, I have made it my mission to promote awareness and proactive policy changes here in Iowa. I was lucky to have been put in contact with Representative Joe Riding (D-Polk County), the sponsor of a bill that would enact an interim…

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Iowa S.F. 2161 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

IOWA S.F. 2161 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Joe Bolkcom (D) Summary: Prohibits the sale of a children’s product containing formaldehyde or ingredients that chemically degrade under normal conditions of temperature and pressure resulting in a release of formaldehyde. Prohibits a manufacturer from replacing a…

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Iowa H.F. 2135 – Cosmetology, Hair Braiding

IOWA H.F. 2135 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Dawn Pettengill (R) Summary: Eliminates the term “braiding” from the definition of cosmetology. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced and referred to Human Resources 2/5/2014. Subcommittee meeting held 2/6/2014. Passed Subcommittee 3/4/2014. Failed upon…

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Iowa H.F. 2015 – Committee to Study Licenses

IOWA H.F. 2015 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Joe Riding (D) Summary: Requires the Legislative Council to establish a legislative interim committee to study professional licenses administered or supervised by the Department of Public Health and the regulations and requirements for those licenses. Click Here…

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