Bill Status of HB4790 98th General Assembly
Short Description: COSMETOLOGY-LICENSING
Rep. Robert Rita
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez)
| 8/15/2014||House||Public Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0911|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985. Changes the definitions of "Board", "licensed cosmetologist", "licensed cosmetology teacher", "licensed cosmetology clinic teacher", and "licensed hair braiding teacher" to include hair braiding. Also changes the definitions of "cosmetology" and "esthetics" to include the coloring of hair on the body. Removes references to barber clinic teachers, esthetics clinic teachers, hair braiding clinic teachers, and nail technology clinic teachers throughout the Act. Provides that a person licensed as a hair braiding teacher may practice hair braiding and may hold himself or herself out as a hair braider without being licensed as a hair braider. Removes certain requirements that must be met by a person seeking licensure as a barber teacher or an esthetics teacher. Additionally removes certain provisions concerning barber schools. Replaces the term "Committee" with "Board" throughout the Act. Adds a provision allowing the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to waive any requirements under the Act pertaining to the operation of a barber, cosmetology, esthetics, hair braiding, or nail technology school owned or operated by the Department of Corrections and located in a correctional facility. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not disclose certain information collected during the course of an examination or investigation under the Act. Makes other changes.