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State Legislation Update

NEW YORK A.B. 7406 – License

NEW YORK A.B. 7406 – License Sponsor: Assemblymember Felix Ortiz (D) Summary: Current version (6/15/2015): Requires licensed premises to post the toll-free number, address and other pertinent information as determined by the Secretary of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in an area easily observable…

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NEBRASKA L.B. 264 – License

NEBRASKA L.B. 264 – License  Sponsor: Senator Adam Morfeld (I) Summary: Final version (4/15/2015): Requires, beginning December 15, 2015, upon presentation of satisfactory evidence that the education, training or service completed by an applicant for a credential while a member of the armed forces of the…

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PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1191 – License

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1191 – License  Sponsor: Representative Tommy Sankey (R) Summary: Allows a barber to practice in a mobile setting. Defines “barber shop” as a place, including a mobile unit, where the practice of barbering is performed by a barber. Defines “mobile unit” as a self-contained,…

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PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1190 – License

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 1190 – License  Sponsor: Representative Tommy Sankey (R) Summary: Allows a barber or cosmetologist to practice in a mobile setting. Defines “salon” as a place, including a mobile unit, where the practice of cosmetology is performed by a cosmetologist. Defines “mobile unit” as…

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NEW YORK Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) Orders Emergency Measures for Nail Salon Workers – License

NEW YORK Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) Orders Emergency Measures for Nail Salon Workers – License  Summary: Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) introduced draft language for a comprehensive legislative package that would increase protections for nail salon workers. According to Governor Cuomo, “The rights of nail salon…

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INDIANA S.B. 511 – License

INDIANA S.B. 511 – License  Sponsor: Senator Ron Alting (R) Summary: Provides that massage therapists are governed by the health professions standards of practice. Currently, massage therapists are governed by the professional licensing standards of practice. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced;…

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DELAWARE H.B. 123 – License

DELAWARE H.B. 123 – License  Sponsor: Representative Paul Baumbach (D) Summary: Decreases the amount of years that an individual must prove they worked in another state to three out of the past five years when seeking to obtain a license through the Board of Cosmetology through…

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PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 796 – License

PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 796 – License Sponsor: Senator Matt Smith (D) Summary: Stipulates that a licensing board shall issue a license to a military spouse to allow the military spouse to practice the military spouse’s profession or occupation in Pennsylvania if, upon application to the licensing…

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MICHIGAN H.B. 4381 – License

MICHIGAN H.B. 4381 – License  Sponsor: Representative Chris Afendoulis (R) Summary: Final version (4/15/2015): Changes the fees through 2019 for a person licensed or seeking licensure as a barber, student barber, student instructor or barber instructor or for a person seeking licensure to operate barbershop or barber college….

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NEW YORK S.B. 5113 – License

NEW YORK S.B. 5113 – License  Sponsor: Senator Kenneth LaValle (R) Summary: Reduces the number of persons someone may aid or abet in the use of a professional title before they may be guilty of a class E felony from three to one. Stipulates that…

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