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HAWAII S.B. 2067 – Sales Restrictions (Legal Products)

HAWAII S.B. 2067 – Sales Restrictions (Legal Products) Sponsor: Senator Josh Green (D) Summary: Introduced version (2/5/2014): Prohibits the sale, delivery for sale, holding for sale or offering for sale of any dietary supplements that do not conform to the good manufacturing practices set forth…

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ALASKA S.B. 188 – License (Cosmetology)

ALASKA S.B. 188 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Dennis Egan (D) Summary: Establishes a Board of Massage Therapists. Requires the Board to provide: 1. An examination of applicants by the Board or through a nationally recognized competency examination approved by the Board and issue licenses…

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New York S.B. 7018 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

NEW YORK S.B. 7018 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Mark Grisanti (R) Summary: Current version (6/15/2014) S.B. 7018-A: Prohibits the sale of personal care products or cosmetics containing microbeads. States that, upon application by a manufacturer, in a form to be determined by the…

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South Carolina H.B. 5063 – License (Cosmetology)

SOUTH CAROLINA H.B. 5063 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Eric Bedingfield (R) Summary: Repeals law establishing the rules for registration, training, term and renewal of registration of hair braiding practitioners. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to House Committee on Medical,…

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South Carolina H.B. 5066 – State Boards of Cosmetology

SOUTH CAROLINA H.B. 5066 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Eric Bedingfield (R) Summary: Amends the definition relating to professions and occupations regulated by the state Board of Cosmetology by removing references to a rental booth or part of a place of a building…

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South Carolina H.B. 5068 – State Boards of Cosmetology

SOUTH CAROLINA H.B. 5068 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Eric Bedingfield (R) Summary: Amends the definition relating to professions and occupations regulated by the state Board of Cosmetology by removing references to a rental booth or part of a place of a building…

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Illinois H.B. 4866 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS H.B. 4866 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative John Cavaletto (R) Summary: Introduced version (2/6/2014): Makes a technical change to the definition of “felony”. Click Here for Text of Filed amendment (3/26/2014) Click Here for Text of Introduced version (2/6/2014) Status: Introduced 2/6/2014. Referred…

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Massachusetts H.B. 3997 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MASSACHUSETTS H.B. 3997 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Summary: Establishes that the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) may develop recognition programs to promote the priority chemical substance reduction achievements of industry and communities. Establishes that, in consultation with…

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Illinois H.B. 4790 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology)

ILLINOIS H.B. 4790 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Robert Rita (D) Summary: Changes the definitions of “Board”, “Licensed Cosmetologist”, “Licensed Cosmetology Teacher”, “Licensed Cosmetology Clinic Teacher” and “Licensed Hair Braiding Teacher” to include hair braiding. Modifies the definitions of “Cosmetology” and “Esthetics”…

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Mississippi H.B. 144 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 144 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Bob Evans (D) Summary: Restricts manufacturers, wholesalers or retailers from selling or distributing children’s products that contain lead, cadmium or phthalates. Restricts “Lead” amounts to 0.009 percent by weight, 90 parts per million. Restricts “Cadmium” amounts to…

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