NEWS: Rep. Claman Hosting Q&A Forum to Discuss Current Status of Bill Related to Licensure of Manicurists and Nail Technicians

NEWS: Rep. Claman Hosting Q&A Forum to Discuss Current Status of Bill Related to Licensure of Manicurists and Nail Technicians

House Bill 222 sponsored by Rep. Claman removes harmful licensure requirements for Manicurists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2017

Juneau – Last week, the Alaska House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation relating to the licenses for Alaska’s manicurists and nail technicians. House Bill 222 repeals burdensome 2015 legislation, which required all manicurists to meet the standards of an advanced manicurist. The 2015 bill disadvantaged current license holders and small Alaska businesses. House Bill 222 would allow experienced manicurists to continue practicing without requiring redundant training. Current law impacts over 900 practicing manicurists in the state of Alaska. Several individuals have contacted Representative Matt Claman (D-Anchorage) to ask more questions about the bill and its status in the Senate. To better answer their questions, Representative Claman is hosting a question and answer forum this weekend.

WHO: Rep. Matt Claman
WHAT: Question and answer forum on the licensure of manicurists and nail technicians
WHERE: The second floor of the Anchorage Legislative Information Office, 1500 W. Benson Boulevard, Anchorage
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, May 7, 2017

For more information, please contact Sara Perman in Rep. Claman’s office at (907) 465- 4919.

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Rep. MATT CLAMAN

STAFF:
Lizzie Kubitz
+1 (907) 465-4904
Lizzie.Kubitz@akleg.gov
Chief of Staff
Sara Perman
+1 (907) 465-6597
Sara.Perman@akleg.gov
Legislative Aide

Capitol: January-April

Address: State Capitol Bldg. Room 118
                 Juneau, AK, 99801
Phone: +1 (907) 465-4919
Email: rep.matt.claman@akleg.gov

Anchorage: May-December

Address: 1500 W Benson Blvd. Room 214
                 Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: +1 907 269-0130
Email: rep.matt.claman@akleg.gov