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NORTH CAROLINA H.B. 1140 – State Boards of Cosmetology

NORTH CAROLINA H.B. 1140 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative David Lewis (R) Summary: Removes, in regards to the Board of Barber Examiners, the section that states, the executive director shall turn over to the State Treasurer to be credited to the State Board…

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NEW JERSEY S.B. 2205 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2205 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Jeff Van Drew (D) Summary: Requires professional boards to provide for online processing of application for licensure or renewal. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to Senate Commerce Committee…

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PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 1260 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 1260 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Mario Scavello (R) Summary: Stipulates that a salon owner awarded a license under the provisions of this act and moves or vacates the license must resubmit that variance request to the State Board of…

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PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 1259 – State Boards of Cosmetology

PENNSYLVANIA S.B. 1259 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Mario Scavello (R) Summary: Changes the composition of the State Board of Cosmetology Board from thirteen members to nine members. Requires four members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, one…

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ILLINOIS H.B. 6571 – License

ILLINOIS H.B. 6571 – License  Sponsor: Representative Barbara Wheeler (R) Summary: Makes changes to amend the Predator Accountability Act, the Massage Licensing Act and the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Declares legislative findings have determined a connection between sex…

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ILLINOIS S.B. 3403 – License

ILLINOIS S.B. 3403 – License  Sponsor: Senator Toi Hutchinson (D) Summary: Introduced version (3/30/2016): Makes technical changes to amend the Criminal Code of 2012 in a section concerning the applicability of the common law. Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Introduced version 3/30/2016) Proposed Amendment (5/4/2016)…

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NEW JERSEY S.B. 2177 – Cosmetology Education , License

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2177 – Cosmetology Education , License  Sponsor: Senator James Beach (D) Summary: Permits cosmetology and hairstyling school clinics to charge certain fees for services rendered to general public. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Filed 5/9/2016. Introduced; referred to Senate…

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MINNESOTA H.F. 2749 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

MINNESOTA H.F. 2749 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Jim Knoblach (R) Summary: Current version (5/22/2016): This measure has been amended out of your issue scope May 22. Amended version (4/25/2016): Establishes the practice of massage and bodywork therapy by a registered massage and…

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DELAWARE H.B. 346 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

DELAWARE H.B. 346 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Gerald Brady (D) Summary: Current version (5/10/2016): Creates a licensure exemption for individuals engaged solely in the practice of hair braiding. Provides that hair braiding does not include hair cutting, application of dyes, reactive chemicals…

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NEW JERSEY S.B. 2067 – License

NEW JERSEY S.B. 2067 – License Sponsor: Assemblymember Anthony Bucco (R) Summary: Exempts certain persons from provisions of “Massage and Bodywork Therapist Licensing Act.” Bill text not yet available. Status: Filed 4/21/2016. Introduced; referred to Senate commerce Committee 4/25/2016. About PBA Government Affairs The Professional…

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