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State Legislation Update

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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MINNESOTA H.F. 2101 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA H.F. 2101 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Rick Hansen (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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Minnesota H.F. 2659 – License (Cosmetology)

MINNESOTA H.F. 2659 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Linda Slocum (DFL) Summary: Provides that a person who performs threading be exempt from licensing by the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners. Directs the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners amend rules exempting threading from the practice of cosmetology and…

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Minnesota S.F. 2110 – License (Cosmetology)

MINNESOTA S.F. 2110 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator James Metzen (DFL) Summary: Provides that a person who performs threading be exempt from licensing by the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners. Directs the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners amend rules exempting threading from the practice of cosmetology and…

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Illinois House Bill 3166 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

ILLINOIS H.B. 3166 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Kelly Cassidy (D) Summary: Introduced version (2/26/2014): Makes a technical change in the short title of the Environmental Protection Act. Click Here for Text of First Amendment (3/4/2014) Click Here for Full Text of Bill (Introduced…

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