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State Legislation Update

RHODE ISLAND S.B. 2699 – License

RHODE ISLAND S.B. 2699 – License  Sponsor: Senator James Doyle (D) Summary: Allows any city or town by ordinance to regulate the opening of, the presence of, the location, and the operation of any massage business or parlor or business offering massage services, within the…

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MINNESOTA H.F. 644 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MINNESOTA H.F. 644 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Nick Zerwas (R) Summary: Current version (4/6/2016): Enacts the Massage Therapy Practice Act. Clarifies that the following section applies to massage and bodywork therapy performed by individuals registered with the Board of Nursing: (i) Prohibits…

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LOUISIANA S.B. 341 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA S.B. 341 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Daniel Martiny (R) Summary: Adds that the person licensed or certified shall not offer massage therapy services to the public with or without supervision or hold out any employee as being a…

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LOUISIANA H.B. 903 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA H.B. 903 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Mike Huval (R) Summary: Provides that applicants  for license examinations are responsible for costs of exams administered by a third-party testing company at the board’s testing center or at an off-site testing center. Makes changes…

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LOUISIANA H.B. 792 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology

LOUISIANA H.B. 792 – Cosmetology Education, License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Bryan Adams (R) Summary: Final version (5/24/2016):  Requires advertisements containing pictorial representations of massage therapy, including video representations, to have depictions of massage therapists who are attired and posed in a manner as…

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LOUISIANA S.B. 183 – License

LOUISIANA S.B. 183 – License  Sponsor: Senator Mack White (R) Summary: Final version (5/27/2016): Provides that such owner shall employ one or more registered managers who shall be licensed cosmetologists, and further provides that a registered manager shall be present at the salon during all hours…

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KENTUCKY S.B. 269 – License

KENTUCKY S.B. 269 – License Sponsor: Representative Larry Clark (D) Summary: Defines “natural hair braiding” as a service of twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, or braiding hair by hand or with mechanical devices. Exempts persons engaged in “natural hair braiding” from requirements for licensure. Click…

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LOUISIANA S.B. 112 – License, Mobile Licensing

LOUISIANA S.B. 112 – License, Mobile Licensing Sponsor: Representative Regina Barrow (D) Summary: Final version (5/24/2016):  Provides for the regulation of mobile salons by the State Board of Cosmetology. Provides that beginning on June 1, 2017, the Board is authorized to issue a certificate of registration…

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SOUTH CAROLINA S.J.R. 1131 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology

SOUTH CAROLINA S.J.R. 1131 – License, State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: SC Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee Summary: Establishes the regulations of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Barber Examiners, relating to Minimum Requirements for Licensing of Cosmetologists as Master Hair…

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ALABAMA H.B. 344 – License

ALABAMA H.B. 344 – License  Sponsor: Representative Jimmy Martin (R) Summary: Renames the Board of Cosmetology and would clarify that all barbers practicing barbering in the State are exempt from regulation by the board. Phases out the membership of barbers on the board and would…

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