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Pennsylvania H.B. 2225 – License (Cosmetology)

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 2225 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Mario Scavello (R) Summary: Requires that any applicant for a cosmetology license may be permitted to apply to take the written examination after completing 900 hours of instruction by a licensed school of cosmetology. Mandates applicants for…

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New Jersey S.B. 2182 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2182 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Robert Gordon (D) Summary: Establishes a new license by the Board of Cosmetology for individuals seeking to act as an independent contractor and practice cosmetology. Requires the individual applying for this new license to document that…

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Pennsylvania H.B. 1558 – License (Cosmetology)

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1558 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Bernard O’Neill (R) Summary: Current version (9/15/2014): Current version (9/15/2014): Stipulates that in order to receive a cosmetology license, one must: A. Be at least 16 years of age and of good moral character; B. Have completed…

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New Jersey A.B. 3296 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY A.B. 3296 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Donna Simon (R) Summary: Provides that the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling may grant licensure to applicants who have an education equivalent to the successful completion of high school. Click Here for Full…

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Massachusetts S.B. 2190 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MASSACHUSETTS S.B. 2190 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Summary: Establishes that no manufacturer, wholesaler, principal importer or retailer may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale or distribute for use in the Commonwealth any products containing PBDEs in…

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New Jersey S.B. 2178 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

New Jersey S.B. 2178 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Christopher Bateman (R) Summary: Prohibits manufacture, sale, or promotion of cosmetic products containing microbeads. Status: Introduced 6/12/2014. Referred to Senate Commerce Committee 6/16/2014. About PBA Government Affairs The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advocates for the…

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Pennsylvania S.B. 1363 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 1363 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Lisa Boscola (D) Summary: Prohibits the use of scented products in a school that enrolls a student that has notified the school that the student has a fragrance allergy. Defines “scented product” as perfume, cologne, body…

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Delaware H.B. 339 – License (Cosmetology)

DELAWARE H.B. 339 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Stephanie Bolden (D) Summary: Final version (6/30/2014): Permits the merger of classroom instruction and an apprenticeship to attain a barber’s license. Specifies that a combined 600 classroom instructional hours and 1500 apprenticeship hours will qualify a candidate…

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New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase – License (Cosmetology) Summary: Governor Chris Christie (R) has proposed a list of twenty-three fee increases to take affect during the fiscal year 2015. One of the proposed fee increases includes an increase in licenses…

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Louisiana H.C.R. 145 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

LOUISIANA H.C.R. 145 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Austin Badon (D) Summary: Requests that the Department of Health and Hospitals study and prepare a report about the health effects of formaldehyde in children’s personal care products prior to the 2015 legislative session. Requires the report…

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