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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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Hawaii Senate Bill 383 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII S.B. 383 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland (D) Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of child care products and toys for young children that contain bisphenol A or phthalates. Requires manufacturers to choose the least toxic alternatives. Stipulates that manufacturers…

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Hawaii House Bill 1464 – License (Cosmetology)

HAWAII H.B. 1464 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Representative Gene Ward (R) Summary: Clarifies that the practice of hair braiding by hand is not subject to the licensing requirements for barbers or for hairdressers and cosmetologists. Establishes a less burdensome licensing requirements for practitioners of hair…

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Hawaii House Bill 585 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII H.B. 585 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Bertha Kawakami (D) Summary: Prohibits the sale, manufacture, and distribution in the State of children’s products that contain cadmium more than .004% by weight. Defines “children’s product” as any consumer product or component thereof that is designed…

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Hawaii House Bill 396 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

HAWAII H.B. 396 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative John Mizuno (D) Summary: Current version (2/25/2013) stipulates that beginning January 1, 2014, no person or legal entity shall manufacture, sell, or distribute any child care article in the State that is intended for use by a…

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Wisconsin Senate Bill 439 – License (Cosmetology)

WISCONSIN S.B. 439 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Glenn Grothman (R) Summary: Provides that no rule of the Cosmetology Examining Board may require a licensed cosmetologist to complete more than four training hours of instruction in cosmetology every two years for eight years. Provides that…

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Wisconsin Senate Bill 395 – License (Cosmetology)

WISCONSIN S.B. 395 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R) Summary: Current version (12/20/2013): Changes the required number of training hours for cosmetologist license applicants from 1800 to 1550. Exempts the following services from licensure requirements for cosmetology, aesthetics or manicuring: (1) a service…

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Wisconsin Senate Bill 345 – License (Cosmetology)

WISCONSIN S.B. 345 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Senator Alan Lasee (R) Summary: Final version (1/24/2014): Authorizes the Department of Safety and Professional Services, or the appropriate board, to reprimand a credential holder, or deny, limit, suspend or revoke a credential, if the credential holder fails…

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