October 1, 1996
"You cannot rush the state," says industry advocate Patricia Johnson-Rambo.
Keywords: Chicago Cosmetologists Chicago Illinois industry legislation licensing
September 1, 1995
Crime may not pay, but beauty professionals do when people cheat at getting a license, or just work without one. What’s the cost? Increased licensing fees, more rigorous application processes, and a damaged reputation for the entire industry.
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July 1, 1995
Although it’s been official that a license is required for all nail technicians in the states of Illinois and New York, the grandfathering periods are about to end.
August 1, 1994
If ever the time was ripe for a national standard for nail technician licensing, it is now.
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May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
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December 1, 1993
Texas wants tougher sanitation rules and Missouri wants a separate license for estheticians.
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June 1, 1993
The North Carolina State Board of Cosmetology says it supports a bill before the state legislature to delete an exemption in the 1982 nail technician licensing law.
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October 1, 1991
Behind-the-scenes politicking, lobbying inexperience, and legislative ignorance have tied up the New York licensing battle for years — but advocates say 1992 is their year.
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June 1, 1988
Varied requirements and reciprocity agreements show need for uniformity.
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