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Minnesota S.F. 2908 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA S.F. 2908 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL) Summary: No person shall offer for sale in Minnesota any personal care products, cosmetics or cleaning products containing triclosan. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced and referred to Health, Human Services…

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Minnesota S.F. 2192 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA S.F. 2192 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator John Marty (DFL) Summary:  Final Version (5/12/2014): Prohibits retailers from selling cleaning products containing triclosan that are used for sanitizing or hand and body cleansing, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Amends current Minnesota Statue to include the definition…

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MINNESOTA H.F. 2542 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

Minnesota H.F. 2542 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Melissa Hortman (DFL) Summary: Current Version (3/26/2014): Amends current Minnesota Statue to include the definition of “Intentionally added chemical” to mean a chemical in a product that serves an intended function in the product. States no…

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Massachusetts H.B. 3974 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MASSACHUSETTS H.B. 3974 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Joint Committee on Public Health Summary: Requires that any manufacturer who distributes, sells, offers for sale or manufactures for sale cosmetic products report to the Department of Public Health (DPH) on the use of any unsafe cosmetic ingredient…

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Minnesota S.F. 2802 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA S.F. 2802 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator John Marty (DFL) Summary: States the Pollution Control Agency shall study the impact polyethylene and other plastic microbeads in the state’s surface waters, and examine the impact on aquatic ecosystems and human health. Requires the agency Commissioner…

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Iowa State Captain Kollan Kolthoff recaps Iowa House Bill 2015 efforts

As a State Captain, I have made it my mission to promote awareness and proactive policy changes here in Iowa. I was lucky to have been put in contact with Representative Joe Riding (D-Polk County), the sponsor of a bill that would enact an interim…

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Minnesota S.F. 1762 – License (Cosmetology)

MINNESOTA S.F. 1762 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Alice Johnson (DFL) Summary: Current version (3/10/2014): Provides that Board recognition of a professional association is valid for three years and is contingent upon submission and preapproval of the general curriculum to be offered. Allows the Board…

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Minnesota H.F. 2762 – License (Cosmetology)

MINNESOTA H.F. 2762 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Mark Uglem (R) Summary: Current version (3/27/2014): Provides that Board recognition of a professional association is valid for three years and is contingent upon submission and preapproval of the general curriculum to be offered. Allows the Board…

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Minnesota H.F. 3089 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

MINNESOTA H.F. 3089 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Joe Atkins (DFL) Summary: States no person shall sell or offer for sale to consumers in Minnesota on either the wholesale or retail level, any personal care products, cosmetics or cleaning products containing triclosan. Allows for…

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Illinois S.B. 2727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS S.B. 2727 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans (D) Summary:Current version (5/20/2014): Prohibits the manufacture of any personal care product that contains synthetic plastic microbeads by December 31, 2017. Prohibits the manufacture for sale of an over the counter drug that contains…

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