PBA Advocacy
State Legislation Update

CALIFORNIA A.B. 750 – License

CALIFORNIA A.B. 750 – License  Sponsor: Assembly member Evan Low (D) Summary: Current version (4/16/2015): Authorizes any of the boards, bureaus, commissions or programs within the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish by regulation a system for a retired category of license for persons who are…

Continue reading →

IDAHO H.B. 23 – License

IDAHO H.B. 23 – License  Sponsor: House Committee on Health and Welfare Summary: Creates an exemption that allows individuals licensed in another state, territory or country to provide massage therapy to patients and clients temporarily in Idaho participating in an organized athletic event or affiliated with…

Continue reading →

CONNECTICUT S.B. 985 – License (Cosmetology)

CONNECTICUT S.B. 985 – License (Cosmetology) Sponsor: Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees Summary: Current version (5/6/2015):  Requires all apprentices applying to obtain a barber license to have (1) successfully completed the eighth grade; (2) completed an apprenticeship approved by the Labor Department; and (3)…

Continue reading →

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 552 – Sales Restrictions (Legal Products)

PENNSYLVANIA H.B. 552 – Sales Restrictions (Legal Products) Sponsor: Representative Angel Cruz (D) Summary: Prohibits retailers and individuals from selling baby formula, baby food, over-the-counter drugs and cosmetics after their expiration date. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to House Judiciary…

Continue reading →

NEW JERSEY Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase. – License

NEW JERSEY Board of Cosmetology and Hair Styling fee increase. – License (Cosmetology) Summary: Governor Chris Christie (R) has proposed a list of twenty-three fee increases to take affect during the fiscal year 2015. One of the proposed fee increases includes an increase in licenses…

Continue reading →

MICHIGAN H.B. 4052 – License

MICHIGAN H.B. 4052 – License Sponsor: Representative Earl Poleski (R) Summary: Current version (5/19/2015): Limits the powers of units of local government to adopt, enforce or administer certain local mandates for employers. Prohibits local minimum wage, benefit or leave requirements, wage or fringe benefits based…

Continue reading →

MASSACHUSETTS H.D. 2657 – Cosmetology Education, License

MASSACHUSETTS H.D. 2657 – Cosmetology Education, License Sponsor: Representative John Lawn (D) Summary: Provides for an act relative to cosmetology. Bill text not yet available. Status: Filed 1/16/2015. Outlook: This measure is a House Docket. Text will not be made available until after the measure…

Continue reading →

MASSACHUSETTS H.D. 1729 – License

MASSACHUSETTS H.D. 1729 – License Sponsor: Representative David Vieira (R) Summary: Provides an act amending occupation requirements for barbers. Bill text not yet available. Status: Filed 1/15/2015. Outlook: This measure is a House Docket. Text will not be made available until after the measure has…

Continue reading →

ALABAMA H.B. 14 – License

ALABAMA H.B. 14 – License  Sponsor: Representative Randall Shedd (R) Summary: Current version (5/21/2015): Exempts Class One barbers, defined as a person who only arranges, cleans, cuts, or singes the hair of any person or massages, cleans, stimulates, exercises, or does similar work on the scalp, face,…

Continue reading →

MARYLAND H.B. 1124 – License

MARYLAND H.B. 1124 – License  Sponsor: Delegate William Smith (D) Summary: Requires individuals to be licensed by the State Board of Cosmetologists to provide natural hair care styling services in the State. Establishes the qualifications and examination requirements for applicants for a limited license to provide…

Continue reading →

Page 9 of 20 ← First ... 7 8 9 10 11 ... Last →
Maryland