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New Jersey A.B. 2844 – License (Cosmetology)

NEW JERSEY A.B. 2844 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Assemblymember Annette Quijano (D) Summary: Permits chair or booth rentals for the purpose of providing cosmetology and hairstyling services or ancillary services. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced 2/28/2014. Referred to Assembly Regulated Professions…

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Minnesota S.F. 2063 – License (Cosmetology), State Boards of Cosmetology

MINNESOTA S.F. 2063 – License (Cosmetology), State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator James Metzen (DFL) Summary: Provides that the Board of Barber Examiners establish rules regulating mobile barber shops. Establishes fees for the registration of mobile barber shops. Click Here for Full Text of Bill…

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Minnesota S.F. 1881 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MINNESOTA S.F. 1881 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator David Senjem (R) 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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Connecticut House Bill 5354 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

CONNECTICUT H.B. 5354 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: CT Joint Committee on Children Summary: Requires the Commissioner of Public Health, in consultation with the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to create a list of priority chemicals that are of…

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Alaska House Bill 348 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

ALASKA H.B. 348 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Geran Tarr (D) Summary: Requires that the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), after consultation with the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), publish a list of chemicals of high concern. Requires the department to determine that…

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Hawaii Senate Bill 2573 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 2573 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Josh Green (D) Summary: Current version (2/5/2014): Prohibits the use of packages and packaging containing lead, cadmium, mercury and hexavalent chromium beginning 1/1/2015. States that this section shall apply only to lead, cadmium, mercury and hexavalent chromium…

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Hawaii Senate Bill 649 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 649 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Josh Green (D) Summary: Prohibits the sale, transfer, distribution, and use of any product containing any amount of glyphosate within the State. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced in Senate 1/18/2013. Referred to Health…

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Hawaii Senate Bill 648 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 648 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Josh Green (D) Summary: Prohibits the sale, distribution, transfer and use of pesticides containing glyphosate for cosmetic application. Exempts agricultural uses of glyphosate and uses related to the preservation and promotion of public health and safety. Click…

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Hawaii Senate Bill 640 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 640 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Josh Green (D) Summary: Current version (2/11/2013): Prohibits the manufacture, sale or distribution of child care products and toys for young children that contain bisphenol-A or phthalates beginning January 1, 2014. Requires manufacturers to choose safe alternatives….

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Hawaii Senate Bill 384 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 384 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland (D) Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, sale or distribution of drink and food containers for young children containing bisphenol A or phthalates. Requires manufacturers to use the least toxic alternatives. Stipulates that manufacturers shall not…

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