senate Bill S2834A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to licensing laser hair removal technicians

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Mar 10, 2020 amended on third reading 2834a
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.193
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
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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Jan 15, 2020 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2834
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

May 21, 2019 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2834
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

Co-Sponsors

S2834 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A821
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400, 401, 403, 404, 406, 407, 409, 410 & 412, add §404-d, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6088, A7977

S2834 - Summary

Relates to licensing laser hair removal technicians; establishes laser hair removal rules and regulations.

S2834 - Sponsor Memo

S2834 - 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.

Co-Sponsors

S2834A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A821
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400, 401, 403, 404, 406, 407, 409, 410 & 412, add §404-d, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6088, A7977

S2834A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to licensing laser hair removal technicians; establishes laser hair removal rules and regulations.

S2834A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2834A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2834--A
     Cal. No. 193
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer
   Protection  --  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
   committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 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.  Section  400  of  the  general business law is amended by
 adding two new subdivisions 12 and 13 to read as follows:
   12. THE PRACTICE OF "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 PERSON LICENSED BY THE
 SECRETARY WHO PRACTICES LASER HAIR REMOVAL  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION
 TWELVE OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 401 of the general business law,
 subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 80 of the laws of 2015 and  subdivi-
 sion  3  as  amended  by chapter 341 of the laws of 1998, are amended to
 read as follows:
   1. No person shall engage in the practice of nail  specialty,  waxing,
 natural hair styling, esthetics [or], cosmetology OR LASER HAIR REMOVAL,
 as  defined  in  section  four  hundred  of this article, without having
 received a license to engage in such practice in the  manner  prescribed
 in this article. No person shall act as a trainee or perform any service
 as  such  unless  he  or  she has obtained a certificate of registration
 pursuant to this article.

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

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