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Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
What Texas Medical Spas Need to Know About SB 2366 »
On March 8, 2019, a bill was introduced in the Texas Senate that would significantly change who may perform procedures in...
Thursday, October 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
With HB260 Kentucky Revises Barbering and Cosmetology Statute »
Kentucky recently enacted into law HB260 which makes several changes to the Barbering and Cosmetology regulations.  I...
Monday, November 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Who Can Perform Microblading in Illinois? »
Who can perform microblading in Illinois? Microblading is one of the fastest growing procedures in medical aesthetics, and...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Jersey Supreme Court Reminder – Don’t Forget about the Corporate Practice of Medicine »
A New Jersey Supreme Court case earlier this summer has New Jersey lawyers re-examining their clients’ business structures...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners Have Full Practice Authority in These States »
Does a doctor have to be on-site at a medical spa at all times? This is one of the most common questions in the medical...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Makes Sweeping Changes to its LLC Act »
Effective as of July 1, 2017, Illinois has enacted sweeping changes to its Limited Liability Company Act (“LLC Act”) throu...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Bill to Give Nurse Practitioners Full Practice Authority »
Nurse practitioners in the medical spa industry already have a huge role to play in day-to-day operations, and now that ro...
Friday, June 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Bill Seeks To Amend New York Law On Laser Hair Removal And Estheticians »
On May 23, 2017, Bill A07977 (“Bill”) was proposed to the New York State Assembly potentially impactingthe practice of las...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Legislation Passed New Bill Addressing Deregulation »
NASNPRO just got word from Samantha H. Padgett, VP & General Counsel for Florida Retail Federation regarding Senate B...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Cosmetologists' Campaign Successful in Modifying Proposed Legislation in Florida »
The depth of proposed deregulation has reduced somewhat with the Esthetic License Reform in Florida Word has j...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Legislators Propose Radical Esthetic License Reform »
  Consequences for these laws would be wide reaching for esthetic professionals. Treatments such as body wrappin...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer Alert: Key Federal Employment Law Updates For 2017 »
2017 is expected to be a busy year for the employment law sector. Recent employment law developments on both the state and...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Law Helps Beauty Professionals Report Domestic Abuse »
We are a safe space for our clientele, and oftentimes they disclose information to us, their spa professional, that they h...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Fresno Medical Spa Facing Criminal Charges - Statement From AmSpa Founder/Director »
A medical spa in California is facing criminal charges related to the unauthorized practice of medicine according to the...
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Colorado Medical Board Updating Rule Regarding Delegation and Supervision of Medical Services »
The Colorado Medical Board is in the process of updating Rule 800:  REGARDING THE DELEGATION AND SUPERVISION OF MEDI...
Monday, September 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Clarifies Esthetician Scope of Practice in Q&A »
Representatives from the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology sat for a Q&A on esthetician scope of practice...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
IDFPR Clarifies Its Stance on Limits of Esthetician Scope of Treatments »
As we've previously noted , the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has defined several treatmen...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illinois Releases Statement on Prohibited Practices for Aestheticians »
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation recently released it...
Monday, August 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Cracking Down on Estheticians Illegally Performing Microneedling/Dermarolling »
According to AmSpa's sources, very recently, many medical spas and estheticians throughout the state of California were re...
Friday, July 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians - Board Meetings »
The members of the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians have not yet been appointed. When they have, the scheduled pub...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Carolina Bill Draft Poised to Eliminate Licensing Requirements for Laser Hair Removal »
The Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee in North Carolina has filed a bill draft that, if intr...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CA Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Advises Equipment Purchases »
The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology recently posted a new equipment evaluation form on its site for owners...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Controversial TN Bill Currently on the Table for Medical Spas and Physicians »
A bill is currently on the table in Teneessee, HB1909 - SB1815, scheduled to be heard on the House Health Committee on Tu...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Legislation Regarding Esthetician Use of Advanced Devices Going Into Effect This July in Oregon »
New legislation going into effect on July 1, 2106, in Oregon. According to Oregon House Bill 2642 , new laws will be put...
Thursday, November 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Legislature Drafts 2016 Bills for Scope of Practice Expansion and More »
It’s that time of year.  People are scrambling around, deciding what they want to give and what they want to get. &n...
Friday, November 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia's Cosmetic Laser Services Act »
Originally enacted in 2007 as House Bill 528, Georgia's Cosmetic Laser Services Act became effective February 26, 2014 up...
Monday, October 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FL Bill Requires Electrologists to be Certified to Perform Laser Hair Removal »
SB504 was filed in the Florida Senate on October 12, 2015, that requires an electrologist who uses a laser or pulsed-ligh...
Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Dakota Creates Master Cosmetologist License »
North Dakota, which signed into law SB 2097 on April 20, 2015, has some noteworthy additions to its cosmetology law that...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providers Get Rare Win in New Texas Law Protecting Out-of-Network Referrals »
On June 1, 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 574 into law protecting physicians and other providers from...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDFPR Releases Statement on "Medical Estheticians" »
The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) recently released the following statement on "...
Friday, September 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Updates »
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (Board) does not approve or regulate equipment or products used in the barbering a...
Friday, September 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Passes HB 2642 Creating the Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians »
Subject:       Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians - HB 2642 The 2015 Legislature passed HB 2642...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Medical Device Patient Labeling Public Workshop: Request for Comments »
SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration is announcing the public workshop "Medical Device Patient Labeling." The purpo...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate Practice of Medicine and Fee Splitting is a Real Concern in New York »
By Allyson Avila, Wilson Elser, AmSpa partner attorney   Many non-physician medical spa owners believe that they...
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Jersey State Board of Medical Examines Proposes New Rules for Lasers, Fillers and More »
By Allyson Avila , Partner, Wilson Elser, and AmSpa East Coast Partner Attorney The New Jersey State Board of Medi...

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