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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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Arizona H.B. 2446 – State Boards of Cosmetology

ARIZONA H.B. 2446 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative David Gowan (R) Summary: Proposed Amendment (3/18/2014) terminates the Board of Barbers on July 1, 2022. Bill Text Current Version (3/19/2014) Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce Committee 1/28/2014. Hearing held, amended and passed committee…

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Alaska H.B. 328 – License (Cosmetology)

ALASKA H.B. 328 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Benjamin Nageak (D) Summary: Current version (4/1/2014): establishes a Board of Massage Therapists. Requires the Board to provide: 1. An examination of applicants by the Board or through a nationally recognized competency examination approved by 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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Minnesota H.F. 3055 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA H.F. 3055 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Joe Atkins (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 Commerce and Consumer…

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Illinois House Resolution 886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ILLINOIS H.R. 886 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Camille Lilly (D) Summary: Urges the Governor and the General Assembly of Illinois to strengthen Illinois’ chemical management statutes with legislation to substantially reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 in order to keep the toxic…

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Washington Senate Bill 6002 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

WASHINGTON S.B. 6002 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Andy Hill (R) Summary: Current Version (3/12/2014): Creates a fund to study antimony; and its use in children’s products as flame retardants. States the Department of Ecology must consider available information on the hazards, uses, exposures, potential…

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