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CONNECTICUT H.B. 6081 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

CONNECTICUT H.B. 6081 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Dan Carter (R) Summary: Specifies that: (1) Effective December 31, 2017, no person shall manufacture for sale a personal care product, except for an over-the-counter drug, that contains synthetic plastic microbeads, (2) effective December 31, 2018,…

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OREGON H.B. 2572 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

OREGON H.B. 2572 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Phil Barnhart (D) Summary: Requires the labeling of consumer products, or its packaging, by manufacturers or distributors, with information on the consumer product’s carbon footprint by January 1, 2016. Provides that the consumer product or packaging…

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RHODE ISLAND H.R. 5147 – License (Cosmetology)

RHODE ISLAND H.R. 5147 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Arthur Corvese (D) Summary: Extends the reporting and expiration dates of the special legislative commission to study the feasibility and regulations necessary to implement approval inspections for barbershop, hairdresser, and cosmetician locations and apprenticeship programs from…

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INDIANA H.B. 1562 – License (Cosmetology)

INDIANA H.B. 1562 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Dennis Zent (R) Summary: Requires individuals who hold professional licenses issued by the professional licensing agency to notify the professional licensing board of any criminal convictions not later than 90 days after the entry of an order…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 618 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 618 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Bobby Moak (D) Summary: States that after December 31, 2017, no person shall manufacture for sale in the State of Mississippi a personal care product, except for an over-the-counter drug, that contains synthetic plastic microbeads. States…

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NEW HAMPSHIRE H.B. 364 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW HAMPSHIRE H.B. 364 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Patrick Abrami (R) Summary: Authorizes the office of professional licensing to establish a June 30 billing and license renewal cycle for each profession and occupation administered by the office. Establishes a 2-year license, rather than an…

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CONNECTICUT H.B. 5727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

CONNECTICUT H.B. 5727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Cristin McCarthy Vahey (D) Summary: Prohibits the use of microbeads in personal care products sold in the state. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to Joint Comimttee on Environment 1/20/2015. About PBA…

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WISCONSIN S.B. 5 – License (Cosmetology)

WISCONSIN S.B. 5 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Robert Wirch (D) Summary: Requires a state office, department, board, examining board, affiliated credentialing board, commission, council, or independent agency in the executive branch, the legislature, or the courts (licensing agency) to require an applicant for issuance…

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ARIZONA H.B. 2464 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ARIZONA H.B. 2464 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Juan Mendez (D) Summary: Prohibits the manufacture or sale of personal care products that contain microbeads. Sets the prohibition date for manufacture or sale of personal care products with microbeads as January 1, 2018. Prohibits the manufacture…

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WASHINGTON H.B. 1472 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

WASHINGTON H.B. 1472 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D) Summary: States that by January 1, 2018, and periodically thereafter, the Department of Ecology , in consultation with the Department of Health, shall adopt by rule a list of not more than one hundred…

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