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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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Georgia Senate Bill 64 – Cosmetology Education, Cosmetology License

GEORGIA S.B. 64 – Cosmetology Education, License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Gloria Butler (D) Summary: Requires a person whose certification of registration has been revoked shall be disqualified from practicing the occupation of cosmetology as a cosmetologist, esthetician, hair designer, or nail technician until all fees…

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Georgia House Resolution 549 – State Boards of Cosmetology Study Committee

GEORGIA H.R. 549 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Ed Rynders (R) Summary: Creates the House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards. States that it would be beneficial to review the existing structure of licensing boards in Georgia to determine whether such structure: (1)…

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Georgia House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards

GEORGIA House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards – License (Cosmetology) Summary: The House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards held a hearing September 10 to hear testimony from the Barbers Licensing Board. The Committee was created to review the existing structure of licensing boards…

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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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