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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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Indiana Senate Bill 31 – Licensing, Cosmetologists and Barbers

INDIANA S.B. 31 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Jim Tomes (R) Summary: Reorganizes licensing provisions for cosmetology and barber examiners. Click Here for Text of Enrolled Act (3/6/2014) Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Prefiled and referred to Commerce, Economic Development and Technology…

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Indiana House Bill 1276 – Post-secondary Education, Barber Licensed

INDIANA H.B. 1276 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Harold Slager (R) Summary: Current version (1/28/2014): Requires the state board of education to adopt rules and develop policies and administrative procedures concerning secondary level career and technical education programs for cosmetology, electrology, esthetics, barbering and manicuring…

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Illinois House Bill 5885 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 5885 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Martin Moylan (D) Summary: Creates the Formaldehyde Banned in Children’s Products Act. Bans manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers from selling any children’s product that intentionally contains formaldehyde, formaldehyde contained in a solution and ingredients that degrade to release…

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Illinois House Bill 5857 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 5857 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Camille Lilly (D) Summary: Creates the Chemicals in Commercial Products Act. Establishes a Task Force to report on chemicals that are designated as priority chemicals by the federal Safer Chemistry Challenge Program. Requires the task force to…

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Illinois House Bill 2921 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.B. 2921 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Laura Fine (D) Summary: Prohibits, beginning July 1, 2014, a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer to knowingly manufacture, sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use, a children’s product or residential upholstered furniture, containing a…

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Idaho House Bill 363 – License (Cosmetology)

IDAHO H.B. 363 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: The House Committee on Business Summary: Adds a licensing exemption to allow a person to practice on a relative without compensation. Provides that a licensed apprentice may perform any and all acts necessary for training in a profession…

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Georgia Senate Bill 205 – Continuing Education

GEORGIA S.B. 205 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Mike Crane (R) Summary: Provides that once a licensee has been issued a license by a professional licensing board, such licensee shall not be required to obtain any additional continuing education or training in order to maintain…

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