senate Bill S2834

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to licensing laser hair removal technicians

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2019 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.869
Jan 29, 2019 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2834
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S2834 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A821
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 402, add §404-d, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6088, A7977

S2834 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes laser hair removal in the practice of esthetics for purposes of licensing such practice.

S2834 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2834 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2834

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  licensing  of
  laser hair removal technicians

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 400 of the general  business  law,
as  added  by  chapter  509  of the laws of 1992, is amended and two new
subdivisions 12 and 13 are added to read as follows:
  6. The practice of "esthetics" means  providing  for  a  fee,  or  any
consideration  or  exchange,  whether  direct  or  indirect, services to
enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, and shoulders of a
human being by the use of  compounds  or  procedures  including  makeup,
eyelashes,  depilatories,  tonics, lotions, waxes, sanding and tweezing,
whether performed by manual, mechanical, chemical  or  electrical  means
and instruments but shall not include the practice of NEEDLE BASED elec-
trology. THE PRACTICE OF "ESTHETICS" SHALL INCLUDE LASER HAIR REMOVAL OR
INTENSE  PULSES OF LIGHT HAIR REMOVAL PERFORMED ON ANY PART OF THE HUMAN
BODY.
  12. "LASER HAIR REMOVAL" MEANS THE USE OF  A  LASER  OR  PULSED  LIGHT
DEVICE IN A HAIR REMOVAL PROCEDURE THAT DOES NOT REMOVE THE EPIDERMIS.
  13. "LASER HAIR REMOVAL TECHNICIAN" MEANS A LICENSED ESTHETICIAN WHOSE
PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO LASER HAIR REMOVAL.
  §  2.  Subdivision  5  of  section 402 of the general business law, as
added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Adopt  such  rules  and  regulations  not  inconsistent  with  the
provisions of this article, as may be necessary with respect to the form
and  content  of  applications  for licenses, the reception thereof, the
investigation and examination of applicants and  of  prospective  appli-
cants  taking  examinations  and  their  qualifications,  and  the other
matters incidental or appropriate to the powers and duties of the secre-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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