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Florida House Bill 991 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

FLORIDA H.B. 991 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Sharon Pritchett (D) Summary: Declares it is the policy of the state, consistent with its duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, to reduce the exposure of pregnant women, children and other vulnerable…

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Delaware House Bill 111 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

DELAWARE H.B. 111 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative John Kowalko (D) Summary: Requires the state to publish a list of 50 to 100 chemicals of high concern in consumer products, based on credible scientific evidence on a chemical’s hazards, and its potential to expose pregnant…

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Delaware House Bill 110 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

DELAWARE H.B. 110 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative John Kowalko (D) Summary: States that, beginning July 1, 2014, no manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale or distribute for use, children’s products containing TRIS in amounts greater than…

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Delaware House Bill 109 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

DELAWARE H.B. 109 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative John Kowalko (D) Summary: Prohibits the use of bisphenol-A in all reusable food and beverage containers, as well as the packaging of any food intended for or marketed to children. Identifies chemicals that may not be used…

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Connecticut House Bill 5036 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

CONNECTICUT H.B. 5036 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: CT Joint Committee on Children Summary: Requires the Commissioner of Public Health, in consultation with the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to create a list of priority chemicals that are of…

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California Assembly Bill 1699 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

CALIFORNIA A.B. 1699 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D) Summary: Current version (8/19/2014): Prohibits the sale or promotional offer of any personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads after January 1, 2019, unless the personal care product is an over-the-counter drug. Exempts any…

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California Assembly Bill 1153 – Estheticians

CALIFORNIA A.B. 1153 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D) Summary: Current version (8/6/2014): Clarifies that the prohibition on those licensed to engage in barbering, cosmetology, skin care, nail care, and electrolysis to practice medicine or surgery also includes the practice of diagnosing injury,…

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California Assembly Bill 597 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

CALIFORNIA A.B. 597 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Assemblymember Brian Dahle (R) Summary: Current version (3/19/2013) prohibits the Department of Toxic Substances Control from taking a regulatory response until an unspecified number of days after the date that the department submits a notice to the consumer…

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Arizona House Bill 2439 – Cosmetologists/Aestheticians

ARIZONA H.B. 2439 – Cosmetology Education, License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative David Gowan (R) Summary: Current version (2/12/2014): Reduces the age that a person must be in order to be a licensed Aesthetician, Cosmetologist, or Nail Technician from 23 to 16. Provides that an aesthetician or…

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Alaska Senate Bill 151 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ALASKA S.B. 151 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Donald Olson (D) Summary: Requires that the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), after consultation with the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), publish a list of chemicals of high concern. Requires the department to determine that…

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