assembly Bill A10042

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of nail salons

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Mar 04, 2020 referred to economic development

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A10042 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7993
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 404-b, add §406-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A2307, S4638

A10042 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes additional rules and requirements for the licensing of nail salons.

A10042 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10042

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ, L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  the  licensing
  of nail salons

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

  Section 1. Section 400 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12.  "NAIL SALON" MEANS AN APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT BUSINESS WHICH PRAC-
TICES NAIL SPECIALTY.
  § 2. Section 404-b of the general business law, as amended by  chapter
80 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  § 404-b. Nail specialty; owner responsibilities. 1. In addition to any
rules  and  regulations  establishing  standards for practices and oper-
ations by licensees under this article, in order to ensure  the  health,
safety  and welfare within appearance enhancement businesses, all owners
and operators of appearance enhancement businesses which  practice  nail
specialty  shall  make  available for use, gloves and facemasks for nail
[speciality] SPECIALTY licensees and trainees who  work  in  such  busi-
nesses.
  2.  A.  OWNERS  AND  OPERATORS  OF  NAIL SALONS SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS THAT CONTAIN ALL RELEVANT LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL
LAWS AND PROVISIONS TO BE FOLLOWED BY SUCH OWNERS AND OPERATORS.  EDUCA-
TIONAL MATERIALS SHALL CONTAIN, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  (I) INFORMATION ON WAGES AND PAYMENTS TO EMPLOYEES; AND
  (II) INFORMATION TO ENSURE  THE  HEALTH  AND  SAFETY  OF  THE  PUBLIC,
INCLUDING LICENSEES AND TRAINEES WHO ARE WORKING WITHIN SUCH BUSINESSES.
SUCH  INFORMATION  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO, HEALTH REGU-
LATIONS TO BE ADHERED TO, INFORMATION ON HEALTH HAZARDS WITHIN THE WORK-
PLACE, A LIST OF SIDE EFFECTS FROM EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO CHEMICALS  USED,
AND  PROPER  PROCEDURES TO REDUCE HEALTH RISKS IF WORKERS INHALE OR COME
INTO PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH CHEMICALS USED.
  B. WRITTEN MATERIALS SHALL BE PROVIDED IN THE SAME  LANGUAGES  AS  THE
NAIL  PRACTITIONER  BILL OF RIGHTS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO 19 NYCRR 160.10,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets