1 NICINC. National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology, Inc Legislative Report The 2017 Legislative committee respectfully submits our annual report. We appreciate those who work hard to preserve our respective disciplines to higher levels by diligently acting on our part and commit to maintaining thus raising our industry to higher standards. Thank you to the legislative committee members for your commitment and for those who provided us this information. Respectfully submitted, 2017 Legislative Committee Chair: Shawn Conder Committee Members: Clara Osterhage Karla Clodfelter * This report is for informational purpose only and based solely on public information.
2 Alabama HB-262 Cosmetology and Barbrering board, natural hair stylist, licensure requirements based on experience in a licensed shop further provided for Alaska HB-222 "An Act relating to the licensure of nail technicians; and providing for an effective 2 date." 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 4 * Section 1. AS is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 5 (d) The board may not require that an applicant for a license or renewal of a 6 license to practice manicuring complete 250 hours of instruction in manicuring from a 7 school of manicuring under AS (a)(4) if the applicant holds a valid license to 8 practice manicuring that was issued on or before December 31, * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS (c) SB-4 "An Act relating to the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers; and relating to a limited2 license to practice non-chemical barbering." Arizona SB-1130 Hairstylist license; Instructor 350 hours. Arkansas SB-351 AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING COSMETOLOGY 9 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. SB-606 A school of cosmetology shall administer the practical licensing 34 examination approved by the Department of Health for eligible candidates. HB-1714 Act to permit the operation od mobile salons; and to create licensing procedure concerning mobile nail salons California AB-326 State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology: physical and sexual abuse awareness training. SB-296 (2) (A) Nail care is the is both of the following: (i) The practice of cutting, trimming, polishing, coloring, tinting, cleansing, manicuring, or pedicuring the nails of any person or massaging, cleansing, or beautifying from the elbow to the fingertips or the knee to the toes of any person. (ii) The removing of superfluous hair from the lip, eyebrows, the elbow to the fingertips, or knees to the toes of any person. An individual who is licensed by the board as a manicurist shall only be authorized to remove superfluous hair if he or she has met the educational requirements required by the board pursuant to subparagraph (C). (B) An individual who is licensed by the board as a manicurist who desires to perform the removal of superfluous hair, as described in clause (ii) of subparagraph (A), and who has not obtained the required number of hours of education on the removal of superfluous hair required by the board, pursuant to subparagraph (C), shall obtain the required additional education prior to performing the removal of superfluous hair, as described in clause (ii) of subparagraph (A), and shall submit proof of the completion of the required
3 education to the board. Upon completion of the required education, the licensee shall be required to take and pass an examination. (C) The board shall determine, by regulation, the required number of hours to be added to the existing manicuring curriculum that will allow for sufficient training in the practice of superfluous hair removal, which shall include removing superfluous hair from the lip, eyebrows, the elbows to the fingertips, and knees to toes by the use of tweezers or waxing. A licensee described in subparagraph (B) shall be required to complete the required hours of training under this subparagraph consistent with the requirements of subparagraph (B). (D) On and after, an approved school shall add the required number of hours in subparagraph (C) to the school s curriculum for any course in manicuring. Colorado HB The bill requires the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies to promulgate rules for applicants for cosmetologist or barber licensure to furnish proof of training, not to exceed 50 credits or 1,500 contact hours. Connecticut HB-5764 No person applying for licensure as a hairdresser and cosmetician under this chapter shall be required to submit to a state or national criminal history records check as a prerequisite to licensure. HB-5929 AN ACT ELIMINATING OR REDUCING OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING FEES FOR LOW-INCOME OR DISABLED PERSONS. SB-193 AN ACT REDUCING AND ELIMINATING UNNECESSARY BARRIERS TO OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AND EMPLOYMENT. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:that the general statutes be amended to streamline state occupational licensing requirements to remove barriers for employment while still maintaining important health and safety protections for consumer Delaware HB-97 Authorizes Delaware prison system to provide barbering training renewal, etc. Indiana HB-1243 Deregulation of hair braiding. Exempts the act of hair braiding from regulation concerning beauty culture. Specifies techniques and practices that constitute "natural hair braiding". Excludes use of dyes, reactive chemicals, joining agents, and other preparations from the definition of "natural hair braiding". Excludes the act of hair braiding from the definitions for "barbering" and "cosmetology". Provides that the term "esthetician" excludes a person who
4 engages in natural hair braiding. Defines "mechanical devices" as clips, combs, crochet hooks, hair pins, rollers, scissors, blunt-tipped needles, thread, and hair binders. Iowa SF-106 A bill for an act relating to eyelash extension application certification. Kansas HB-2296 Merging the Kansas board of barbering and the Kansas state board of cosmetology into the Kansas board of barbering, cosmetology and body art. HB-2298 Increasing fee caps for the Kansas board of barbering. Kentucky HB-271 AN ACT relating to education requirements for cosmetologists. Amend KRS 317A.050 to reduce the hours of education required for an apprentice cosmetologist license from 1,800 to 1,500; amend KRS 317A.090 to require cosmetology schools to provide courses of instruction of at least 1,500 hours instead of 1,800 hours. HB-272 AN ACT relating to estheticians. Amend 317B.025 to reduce the hours of instruction required for licensure from 1,000 to 700. HB-479/LM AN ACT relating to occupational license taxes. Amend KRS to make the section applicable to counties with populations less than 300,000, remove the cap of one percent on license fees; remove crediting provisions between the county and the cities, except as by agreement between the city and the county; amend KRS to conform; repeal KRS and ; EFFECTIVE July 1, HB-476 AN ACT relating to cosmetologists. Amend KRS 317A.155 to permit licensed cosmetologists to render free services at events sponsored by charitable organizations. HB-25 AN ACT relating to public school assessment reporting. Amend KRS to require a school or district to prominently display on its Web site home page a report of the aggregate percentage of students meeting or exceeding standards on specified assessments. Louisiana HB-468 Provides for unregulated services within the Louisiana Cosmetology Act HB-326 Provides relative to fees imposed by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology Maine
5 Full rules re-write Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) (formerly Office of Licensing and Registration) Board Fees and General Procedures: Ch. 10 Establishment of License Fees Ch. 11 Late Renewals Ch. 13 Uniform Rule for the Substantiation of Continuing Education Requirements Barbering and Cosmetology Licensing Program: Ch. (All) (All current rule chapters cosolidated into one file) Maryland HB-0179 Establishing in Frederick County a barbershop beer and wine license; requiring a recipient of the license to be a holder of a barbershop permit; authorizing a holder of the license to provide no more than 5 ounces of beer or wine by the glass for on-premises consumption by a customer when a barbering service is provided or a specified fund-raising event is held; prohibiting the license from being transferred to another location; specifying the hours that the license privilege may be exercised; specifying an annual license fee of $100; etc. HB-0250 Establishing the State Barbers and Cosmetologists Boards' Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; specifying the contents of the Fund; requiring that the Fund be used for specified purposes; requiring the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, or a designee of the Secretary, to administer the Fund; requiring the Secretary, in consultation with the State Board of Barbers and the State Board of Cosmetologists, to annually calculate specified costs; etc. HB-0501 Requiring specified licensees to complete a specified domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education as a condition of the first renewal for licenses issued by the State Board of Barbers and the State Board of Cosmetologists beginning June 1, 2018, with specified exceptions; specifying that a licensee who completes domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education to comply with a specified continuing education requirement may not be held civilly or criminally liable for specified actions or inactions; etc. Massachusetts H-1973 Barber and others for legislation to mandate domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for aestheticians, barbers, cosmetologists, electrologists, hairdressers, manicurists and massage therapists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. H-205 Board of Registration of Cosmetology promulgate regulations for aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing and manicuring mobile businesses and services. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Minnesota SB-1641 Cosmetology related provisions modifications; eyelash extension regulation clarification Mississippi
6 HB-1478 AN ACT APPROVING THE EXPENDITURE OF SPECIAL FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE EXPENSES OF THE STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR HB-464 AN ACT RELATING TO THE COSMETOLOGY PRACTICE ACT; TO AMEND SECTION , MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PRESCRIBE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LICENSEE; TO AMEND SECTION , MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE QUALIFICATIONS FOR TAKING THE COSMETOLOGY EXAMINATION; TO AMEND SECTION , MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE QUALIFICATIONS FOR LICENSING OF COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTORS; TO AMEND SECTION , MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSING OF COSMETOLOGY SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION , MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO EXTEND THE AUTOMATIC REPEALER ON THE SECTIONS WHICH CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY AND PRESCRIBE ITS DUTIES AND POWERS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES. Missouri SB This act provides that the practice of cosmetology and the practice of the occupation of a barber do not include hair braiding, as defined in the act. In order to practice hair braiding for compensation, a person shall register with the Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners and pay a fee of not more than $20. Registration is valid for 2 years, and the renewal fee shall be no more than $20.The Board shall provide persons registering as hair braiders with a mandatory instructional video no more than two hours in length.a person who registers as a hair braider shall post a copy of his or her certificate of registration in a conspicuous place at his or her place of business. If the registrant is operating outside of his or her place of business he or she shall provide the client or customer with a copy of his or her certificate of registration.the Board may inspect the registrant's place of business to ensure that he or she is not operating outside the scope of practice of hair braiding. If a registrant is found to be operating outside the scope of practice of hair braiding the board may suspend or revoke the registrant's certificate of registration Montana Per HB 393 (attached), effective October 1, 2017, the School hours will be changing as follows: Barber from 1,500 to 1,100 Barber Nonchemical from 1,000 to 900 Cosmetology from 2,000 to 1,500 Nevada AB315 AN ACT relating to barbering; temporarily authorizing a person to apply to the State Barbers' Health and Sanitation Board for a license to operate a mobile unit for the practice of barbering; requiring the Board to issue such a license under certain circumstances; imposing fees for the inspection and licensure of mobile units; providing for the regulation of mobile units; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.
7 SB-206 AN ACT relating to barbering; revising provisions governing the terms of appointed members of the State Barbers' Health and Sanitation Board; requiring the Board to post certain financial information and examination dates on the Internet website maintained by the Board; revising the qualifications for a license as an instructor in a barber school; revising requirements for the operation of a barber school; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. AB-158 AN ACT relating to cosmetology; requiring the State Board of Cosmetology to allow the use of fish for pedicures; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. AB-195 AN ACT relating to cosmetology; providing for the temporary suspension of certain licenses and certificates of registration; revising provisions governing the State Board of Cosmetology; revising provisions governing instructors of various cosmetology professionals; revising provisions relating to the licensure or registration of various cosmetology professionals, cosmetological establishments and schools of cosmetology; imposing a fee upon certain applicants who request an examination be translated into a language other than English or Spanish; revising provisions relating to disciplinary action and certain prohibited acts; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. New Hampshire HB-522 AN ACT establishing a committee to review occupational licensing to determine which licenses could be made optional for practitioners HB-82 This bill exempts hair braiding from regulation by the board of barbering, cosmetology, and esthetics. New Jersey A-619 Permits independent contractors to provide cosmetology and hairstyling services or ancillary services A-3842 Permits cosmetology and hairstyling school clinics to charge certain fees for services rendered to the general public S-1596 Modifies education requirement for licensure by the NJ state board of cosmetology and hairstyling A-2099 Nail salon worker protection act Provides for shops providing a combination of skin care specialty services and manicuring services S-466 Provides for inspection of nail salons by the NJ state board of cosmetology and hairstyling New Mexico HB 341 EXEMPT EYEBROW THREADING FROM LICENSING HB 375 AN ACT RELATING TO LICENSING; AMENDING AND ENACTING SECTIONS OF THE BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A HAIRSTYLIST LICENSE; REVISING THE COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS TO INCLUDE A HAIRSTYLIST. New york A-6576
8 Requires domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for persons engaged in the practice of nail specialty, waxing, natural hair styling, esthetics and cosmetology and establishes such education programs. A-7977 Includes laser hair removal in the practice of esthetics for purposes of licensing such practice. North Carolina HB_278 AN ACT TO AMEND THE FEE SCHEDULE AND EXPIRED REGISTRATION RENEWAL 3 PROCEDURES FOR THE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS. HB-493 AN ACT TO COMBINE THE FUNCTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF 3 COSMETIC ART EXAMINERS AND THE NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF 4 ELECTROLYSIS EXAMINERS. SB-382 AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF MOBILE BEAUTY SALONS AND TO 3 ENSURE THE SAFE AND HYGIENIC OPERATION THEREOF. Nebraska LB-88 An applicant who is a military spouse may apply for a temporary cosmetology, electrologist, esthetician, or nail tech license upon proof of meeting all requirements. North Dakota HB-1092 Relating To The Repeal Of Apprentice Barbering Requirements; And To Repeal Sections , , , , And Of The North Dakota Century Code, Relating To The Repeal Of Apprentice Barbering Requirements. SB-2095 Allows for license reciprocity in North Dakota. HB-1094 Each member of the board is entitled to receive daily compensation for actual services in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars and must be paid for actual expenses, as provided by law, incurred in attending meetings of the board and in performing official duties. Iowa
9 HB 189 To amend sections , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , to enact new section and sections , , and , and to repeal sections , , and of the Revised Code to make changes to the Cosmetology Licensing Law. Expands definitions, eliminates natural hair styling, independent contractor, license. Exam must be developed by national testing service Requires the Board to contract with a national testing service to develop and administer the licensing exam. Requires the licensing exam to be a national, standardized exam. Requires the written or oral portion of the exam to include both theoretical and procedural skill questions as determined by the Board in rule. EXAMINATION. TABLE OF CONTENTS Expanded cosmetology definition... 8 Disposable safety razor use by cosmetologists... 8 Boutique services... 8 Braiding and the practice of braiding... 8 License elimination and conversion...9 Advanced licenses eliminated... 9 Natural hair stylist license converted to natural hair stylist registry...9 Independent contractor license converted to independent contractor registry...10 State Board of cosmetology...10 Revised Board membership...11 New duties of the Board...11 Board may adopt rules to identify temporary locations as licensed...12 Special event permit...12 Mobile salons...12 Cosmetology apprenticeship program...13 Revised education requirements...14v Distance education...14 Reduction in required hours of initial instruction for license...14 Curricula at career-technical schools and schools of cosmetology...15 Reciprocity and licenses...15 Altered instructor license requirements...16 Restoring inactive licenses...16 Increased bond requirement for a school of cosmetology...17 Legislative Service Commission -8- H.B. 189 As Introduced Cosmetology licensure examination changes...17 Exam may be taken before completing training...17 Exam must be developed by national testing service...18 New sanitation standards...18 Treatment of porous and nonporous items...18 Infection control...19 Oklahoma
10 SB-812 The Board may require one hour of continuing education relating to domestic violence and sexual assault awareness prior to the renewal of any license issued pursuant to this section. Oregon HB-2314 Permits Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish by rule minimum hourly training requirement or student proficiency- Introduction Date: based training requirement standards required for graduating from hair design, barbering, esthetics or nail technology schools. Permits Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish by rule minimum hourly training requirement or student proficiency- based training requirement standards required for graduating from hair design, barbering, esthetics or nail technology schools. Requires commission to approve, rather than review, mission statements of public universities. Requires State Apprenticeship and Training Council to work with commission, rather than State Board of Education, to adopt policies regarding apprenticeship and training. Requires ASPIRE programs to provide financial aid instruction to middle school, high school and college students. Permits commission to enter into contracts and agreements for certain higher education and workforce development activities. Amends how federal government share is calculated for purposes of Oregon Opportunity Grant. Transfers moneys from which interest is used to provide financial aid to students to study barbering, hairdressing, manicure and esthetics from Oregon Student Assistance Fund to Oregon Community Foundation.] Changes name of Executive Director of the Office of Student Access and Completion to Director of the Office of Student Access and Completion. Updates statutory references to General Educational Development (GED) test to clarify that test is example, and not only possibility, of approved high school equivalency test. Declares emergency, effective on passage. Pennsylvania SB-485 An Act amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred to as the Cosmetology Law, further providing for management of cosmetology salons, for requirements of a school of cosmetology, for practice in licensed salons only and for booth rental prohibited; providing for criminal background information; further providing for powers and duties of board; and providing for variances. HB-456 An Act regulating tattoo, body-piercing and corrective cosmetic artists; limiting tongue splitting; providing for powers and duties of the Department of Health; and imposing penalties. HB-846 An Act amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred to as the Cosmetology Law, further providing for limited licenses. HB-1123 An Act amending the act of June 19, 1931 (P.L.589, No.202), referred to as the Barbers' License Law, further providing for licensure of manager-
11 barbers and barber-teachers. SB-485 An Act amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred to as the Cosmetology Law, further providing for management of cosmetology salons, for requirements of a school of cosmetology, for practice in licensed salons only and for booth rental prohibited; providing for criminal background information; further providing for powers and duties of board; and providing for variances. Rhode island HB-5588 An Act Relating To Businesses And Professions - Barbers And Hairdressers (Reduces The Number Of Hours Of Instruction Required To Obtain A Hairdresser'S And Cosmetician'S License From Fifteen Hundred (1,500) To Twelve Hundred (1,200) Hours.) HB-5436 An Act Relating To Businesses And Professions - Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists And Estheticians (Exempts Natural Hair Braiders From The Requirement To Be Licensed As Hairdressers Or Cosmeticians, And Defines The Practice Of Natural Hair Braiding.) HB-6078 An Act Relating To Businesses And Professions -- Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists And Estheticians (Permits Grandfathering The Licensing Of Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists And Estheticians On The Basis Of Work Experience Or Work In Another State.) South Carolina H-3450 A Bill To Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, To Enact The "Electrology Practice Act" By Adding Article 11 To Chapter 47, Title 40 So As To Provide A Citation, To Provide Purposes, To Provide Necessary Definitions, To Prohibit Certain Conduct Concerning The Practice And Teaching Of Electrology Without Licensure, To Create The Electrology Licensure Committee As An Advisory Board Under The Auspices Of The Cosmetology Board, To Provide For The Composition And Organization Of The Committee, To Provide The Powers And Duties Of The Committee, To Provide Requirements For Licensure As An Electrologist And Requirements For Licensure As An Electrology Instructor, To Provide Requirements For The Conduct Of Licensees, To Provide Procedures For Voluntary Surrender Of A License And Subsequent Reinstatement, To Provide Penalties For Violations, And To Provide Disciplinary Procedures For Violations, Among Other Things. S 8182 A Bill To Amend Chapter 47, Title 40 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Physicians And Miscellaneous Health Care Professionals, To Enact The "Electrology Practice Act" By Adding Article 11; To Prohibit Certain Conduct Concerning The Practice And Teaching Of Electrology Without Licensure, To Create The Electrology Licensure Committee As An Advisory Board To The Board Of Medical Examiners, To Provide For The Composition And Organization
12 Of The Committee, To Provide The Powers And Duties Of The Committee, To Provide Requirements For Licensure As An Electrologist And Requirements For Licensure As An Electrology Instructor, To Provide Requirements For The Conduct Of Licensees, To Provide Procedures For Voluntary Surrender Of A License And Subsequent Reinstatement, To Provide Penalties For Violations, And To Provide Disciplinary Procedures For Violations, Among Other Things; And To Provide Necessary Definitions. South Dakota HB 1050 revise and repeal certain provisions regarding the practice of barbering. HB-1048 exempt natural hair braiding from the practice of cosmetology. Tennessee SB-1303 Barbers and/or Cosmetologists - As introduced, requires anyone seeking a license or renewing a license as a cosmetologist, aesthetician, manicurist, natural hair stylist, or barber to successfully complete a one-hour domestic violence training course as prescribed by the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners. HB-306 Barbers and/or Cosmetologists - As enacted, removes licensure requirement for persons whose occupation or practice is confined solely to shampooing HB-710 Barbers and/or Cosmetologists - As introduced, removes certain restrictions on the right to practice cosmetology and natural hair styling outside shops or schools by persons licensed in such professions Texas HB-340 Relating to abolishing shampoo apprentice permits and shampoo specialty certificates. HB-1140 Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders. HB-2707 Relating to the regulation of the hours of instruction for cosmetology licensing. HB-2738 Authorizes licensed cosmetology and barber schools to account for any hours of instruction completed on the basis of clock hours or credit hours; and establish standards for determining the equivalency and conversion of clock hours to credit hours and credit hours to clock hours. Utah
13 SB-172 General Description: 9 This bill modifies the Barber, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and 10 Nail Technician Licensing Act. 11 Highlighted Provisions: 12 This bill: 13 modifies the definitions of the "practice of barbering" and the "practice of 14 cosmetology/barbering" to include a gentle massage of the head, back of the neck, 15 and shoulders when providing barbering services. HB-287 General Description: 9 This bill modifies the Barber, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and 10 Nail Technician Licensing Act (the act). 11 Highlighted Provisions: 12 This bill: 13 defines terms; 14 modifies the name of the act and the related licensing board and education and 15 enforcement fund; 16 creates a license issued by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing 17 for a hair designer, a hair designer instructor, and a hair design school; 18 describes the requirements for obtaining a license as a hair designer, a hair designer 19 instructor, and a hair design school; 20 modifies the requirements for licensed instructors under the act; and 21 makes technical changes. SB-145 General Description: 9 This bill amends provisions related to nail salons. 10 Highlighted Provisions: 11 This bill: 12 requires a nail salon that files or shapes an acrylic nail to be equipped with a source 13 capture system under certain circumstances; 14 requires a nail salon to provide inlets for a source capture system near the point of 15 acrylic chemical application under certain circumstances; and 16 exempts a nail salon from certain source capture system labeling and testing 17 requirements under certain circumstances. HB-287 General Description: 9 This bill modifies the Barber, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and 10 Nail Technician Licensing Act (the act). 11 Highlighted Provisions:
14 12 This bill: 13 defines terms; 14 modifies the name of the act and the related licensing board and education and 15 enforcement fund; 16 creates a license issued by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing 17 for a hair designer, a hair designer instructor, and a hair design school; 18 describes the requirements for obtaining a license as a hair designer, a hair designer 19 instructor, and a hair design school; 20 modifies the requirements for licensed instructors under the act; and 21 makes technical changes. NB-331 General Description: 9 This bill modifies the responsibilities of the Division of Occupational and Professional 10 Licensing (DOPL). 11 Highlighted Provisions: 12 This bill: 13 modifies the authority of DOPL to issue licenses to persons who have been 14 previously licensed in another state, district, or territory of the United States or in 15 another country; and 16 makes technical changes. Virginia HB-2191 Laser hair removal; limits practice. Washington HB-1169 Enacting the student opportunity, assistance, and relief act. Current state law in Washington permits the Department of Licensing to suspend professional licenses in RCW and 1996 c 293 s 5. When a cosmetologist, hair designer, barber, manicurist, or esthetician defaults on a student loan HB-1361 Enacting the student opportunity, assistance, and relief act. Deregulates the manicurist license and creates an online licensing portal to use in place of a required, state-regulated license. HJM-4001 Concerning the coordination of legislation and regulations to increase the portability of occupational credentials between Washington, Oregon, and California. West Virginia HB-2240 The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Board of Barbers and
15 Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Operational Standards for Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Hair Styling, Nail Technology and Aesthetics. HB-2348 Eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive HB-2691 Allowing a person who is qualified by training to be a barber and a cosmetologist to elect to practice solely as a barber Wisconsin AB-164 This bill eliminates continuing education requirements for cosmetologists, aestheticians, manicurists, and electrologists AB-167 practicing barbering and cosmetology outside licensed establishments, regulating barbering and cosmetology managers, and instructor certificates for barbering, cosmetology, and related professions.