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New Jersey S.B. 2182 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2182 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Robert Gordon (D) Summary: Establishes a new license by the Board of Cosmetology for individuals seeking to act as an independent contractor and practice cosmetology. Requires the individual applying for this new license to document that…

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New Jersey A.B. 3296 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY A.B. 3296 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Donna Simon (R) Summary: Provides that the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling may grant licensure to applicants who have an education equivalent to the successful completion of high school. Click Here for Full…

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Massachusetts S.B. 2190 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MASSACHUSETTS S.B. 2190 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Summary: Establishes that no manufacturer, wholesaler, principal importer or retailer may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale or distribute for use in the Commonwealth any products containing PBDEs in…

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New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase – License (Cosmetology) Summary: Governor Chris Christie (R) has proposed a list of twenty-three fee increases to take affect during the fiscal year 2015. One of the proposed fee increases includes an increase in licenses…

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Ohio H.B. 532 – License (Cosmetology)

OHIO H.B. 532 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Kritsina Roegner (R) Summary: Provides that examinations for licensure for any branch of cosmetology must assess the ability of a prospective cosmetology professional to maintain a safe and sanitary place of service delivery. The board may develop…

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Minnesota H.F. 2402 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA H.F. 2402 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Tina Liebling (DFL) Summary: Final Version (5/15/2014): Requires the commissioner of health to develop recommendations on ways to minimize triclosan health risks. Click Here for Bill Text – Final Version Status: Introduced and referred to Health and…

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Ohio S.B. 333 – License (Cosmetology)

OHIO S.B. 333 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Kris Jordan (R) Summary: Provides that examinations for licensure for any branch of cosmetology must assess the ability of a prospective cosmetology professional to maintain a safe and sanitary place of service delivery. The board may develop…

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Rhode Island H.B. 8139 – License (Cosmetology)

RHODE ISLAND H.B. 8139 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Arthur Corvese (D) Summary: Final version (5/1/2014): Provides that a licensed manicurists, estheticians, barbers, hairdressers and cosmeticians may provide services to an individual outside a licensed shop as part of a special occasion event such as…

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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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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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