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LOUISIANA S.B. 341 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA S.B. 341 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Daniel Martiny (R) Summary: Adds that the person licensed or certified shall not offer massage therapy services to the public with or without supervision or hold out any employee as being a…

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LOUISIANA H.B. 903 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA H.B. 903 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Mike Huval (R) Summary: Provides that applicants  for license examinations are responsible for costs of exams administered by a third-party testing company at the board’s testing center or at an off-site testing center. Makes changes…

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LOUISIANA H.B. 792 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA H.B. 792 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Bryan Adams (R) Summary: Current version (5/16/2016):  Adds “trigger point massage ” as a type of massage therapy. Prohibits unlicensed support personnel from acts of purporting to be massage therapists and the…

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LOUISIANA S.B. 183 – License

LOUISIANA S.B. 183 – License  Sponsor: Senator Mack White (R) Summary: Current version (5/2/2016): Provides that such owner shall employ one or more registered managers who shall be licensed cosmetologists, and further provides that a registered manager shall be present at the salon during all…

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LOUISIANA S.B. 112 – License, Mobile Licensing

LOUISIANA S.B. 112 – License, Mobile Licensing Sponsor: Representative Regina Barrow (D) Current version (5/24/2016):  Provides for the regulation of mobile salons by the State Board of Cosmetology. Provides that beginning on June 1, 2017, the Board is authorized to issue a certificate of registration for…

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