PBA Advocacy
State Legislation Update

IOWA H.F. 31 – License

IOWA H.F. 31 – License  Sponsor: Representative Dawn Pettengill (R) Summary: Provides that a person practicing cosmetology on a more than casual basis, regardless of whether the person is compensated, is required to be licensed with the board of cosmetology arts and sciences. Specifes that…

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NEW YORK S.B. 1118 – State Boards of Cosmetology

NEW YORK S.B. 1118 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Kenneth LaValle (R) Summary: Requires each board appointed by the Board of Regents to have three consumer representatives appointed to three-year terms. Specifies that one representative must be appointed by the Governor, one by…

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NEW YORK A.B. 825 – Special Request

NEW YORK A.B. 825 – Special Request Sponsor: Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal (D) Summary: Provides a nail specialist, aggrieved by a health and safety violation or retaliatory action, a private right of action against an appearance enhancement business employer or third party client. Allows such aggrieved…

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MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – License

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – License  Sponsor: Senator Steve Hale (D) Summary: States the State Board of Cosmetology shall admit for a licensure examination an applicant who has successfully enrolled in a community college and otherwise meets the statutory qualifications. Click Here for Full Text of…

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MAINE L.R. 585 – License

MAINE L.R. 585 – License  Sponsor: Senator Anne Haskell (D) Summary: Provides for an act to permit hair braiding without a cosmetology license. Bill text not yet available. Status: Filed 1/12/2015. About PBA Government Affairs The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advocates for the rights of…

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NEW YORK S.B. 1318 – License

NEW YORK S.B. 1318 – License  Sponsor: Senator Elizabeth Little (R) Summary: Brings massage therapists conducting a teaching demonstration of modalities and techniques under the personal and subject matter jurisdiction and disciplinary and regulatory authority of the Board of Regents as if they were a…

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INDIANA H.B. 1285 – License

INDIANA H.B. 1285 – License  Sponsor: Representative Woody Burton (R) Summary: Establishes a procedure for individuals to apply to the professional licensing agency (agency) to allow qualified individuals to become state certified and be placed on the electronic registry of professions. Requires a private certifying…

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Indiana H.B. 1303 – License

INDIANA H.B. 1303 – License  Sponsor: Representative Jud McMillin (R) Summary: Establishes a procedure for individuals to apply to the professional licensing agency to allow qualified individuals to become state certified and be placed on the electronic registry of professions. Requires a private certifying organization…

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Texas H.B. 672 – License

TEXAS H.B. 672 – License  Sponsor: Representative Celia Israel (D) Summary: States a licensing authority may not consider the immigration status of an applicant for a license in determining whether to issue or renew the license. States a licensing authority that requires an applicant for…

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New York A.B. 825 – Special Request

NEW YORK A.B. 825 – Special Request Sponsor: Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal (D) Summary: Provides a nail specialist, aggrieved by a health and safety violation or retaliatory action, a private right of action against an appearance enhancement business employer or third party client. Allows such aggrieved…

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