TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1175 THE BARBER, COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS, HAIR BRAIDING, AND NAIL TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 1985
SECTION 1175.1550 CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP


 

Section 1175.1550  Change of Ownership

 

a)         When the ownership of a licensed hair braiding school changes, the new owner shall, within 5 working days from the date the title to the school is transferred, file with the Division an affidavit stating that the sale is contingent on a license being issued to the new owner.  If this is not provided, the school must close on the date of the transfer and remain closed until a hair braiding school license is issued to the new owner.  The new owner shall file an application with the Division, on forms supplied by the Division, with the following information and documentation:

 

1)         Name, address and telephone number of the person, corporation or other entity that owns the school;

 

2)         If the school is owned by a legal entity other than an individual, the name, address and telephone number of the chief executive officer of the corporation or other legal entity that owns the school;

 

3)         Name, address and telephone number of the school;

 

4)         Name, address and telephone number of the chief managing employee;

 

5)         If the school is owned by a legal entity formed in Illinois (domestic), a copy of the required business filing with the Illinois Secretary of State;

 

6)         If the school is owned by a legal entity formed outside of Illinois (foreign), a copy of the required filing from that jurisdiction and a copy of the certificate of authority to transact business in Illinois as filed with the Illinois Secretary of State;

 

7)         If the school is owned by a partnership, a copy of the signed and dated partnership agreement including the name of the partnership and the name, address and telephone number of each partner;

 

8)         If the school name is different from the owner's full legal name, a certificate from the Illinois Secretary of State showing authorization to transact business under an assumed name or certificate from the county clerk's office where the assumed name is filed;

 

9)         A Commitment Statement from each officer of the corporation, each manager or member of the limited liability company or each member of the partnership;

 

10)         A listing of all teachers who will be in the school's employ, showing a sufficient number of qualified teachers who are holders of a current hair braiding teacher license or cosmetology teacher license issued by the Division;

 

11)         A detailed floor plan consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1510.  The floor plan must be drawn to a scale specified on the floor plan and show each detail of the school site;

 

12)         A copy of a lease showing at least a 1 year commitment to the use of the school site or certification of ownership of the school site;

 

13)         A signed fire inspection report from the local fire inspection authority, conducted in the 6 months immediately preceding application, giving approval for use of the site as a school;

 

14)         A financial statement prepared by a certified public accountant licensed by the Division pursuant to the Illinois Public Accounting Act [225 ILCS 450] who is not an employee of the school, showing that the owner has sufficient finances to operate the school for at least 3 months after the school license is approved;

 

15)         A copy of the official student contract to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1515;

 

16)         A copy of the curricula to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of this Part;

 

17)         A copy of the transcript to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1525;

 

18)         A copy of the final examination to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1545;

 

19)         A sample of the school seal to be used by the school;

 

20)         A photograph of the school sign to be used by the school; and

 

21)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.

 

b)         When the items listed in subsection (a) have been received, the Division shall inspect the school premises, prior to school approval, to determine compliance with this Subpart.  Approval shall be granted if all the requirements of this Subpart O have been met.

 

c)         Hair braiding schools shall only offer instruction in hair braiding and hair braiding teacher education.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)