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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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Mississippi S.B. 2151 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology)

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2151 – Cosmetology Education , License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Dean Kirby (R) Summary: Revises cosmetology licensure law. Requires 600 hours to be completed in an accredited school of cosmetology before taking the cosmetology examination to secure a cosmetology license. Stipulates that all schools…

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Mississippi H.B. 1068 – Cosmetology Education

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 1068 – Cosmetology Education Sponsor: Representative Charles Young (D) Summary: Revises the term “school” to include a secondary or post-secondary school operated for the purpose of teaching cosmetology. Revises admittance terms for students in all schools of cosmetology to include only admitting students…

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Mississippi H.B. 1279 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 1279 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Becky Currie (R) Summary: Creates a State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering to regulate the practices of cosmetology and barbering in Mississippi. Adds the name “State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering” to existing provisions of…

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Louisiana S.B. 637 – State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA S.B. 637 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Mack White (R) Summary: Authorizes all registered cosmetology schools to do the following: (1) Offer a course of practical training and technical instruction extending over a period of not less than nine consecutive months and…

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Iowa S.F. 2346 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

IOWA S.F. 2346 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Joe Bolkcom (D) Summary: Prohibits the manufacturing, sale or distribution of a soap, hand sanitizer or toothpaste containing triclosan. Requires a manufacturer to use the least toxic alternative when replacing triclosan in the manufacturing of such products….

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Minnesota H.F. 3158 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA H.F. 3158 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Jean Wagenius (DFL) Summary: States that a manufacturer or distributor of a children’s product offered for sale in the State which contains a priority chemical must provide the name of the priority chemical and its Chemical Abstracts…

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