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(225 ILCS 410/2-3)
(from Ch. 111, par. 1702-3)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
Licensure as a barber by a
cosmetology school graduate.
A person is qualified to receive a license as a
barber if that person has applied in
writing on forms provided by the Department, paid the required fees, and:
a. Is at least 16 years of age; and
b. Has a certificate of graduation from a school
providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate, or persons who are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance; and
c. Has graduated from a cosmetology school approved
by the Department having completed a minimum of 1500 hours in the study of cosmetology; and
d. Has graduated from a school of barbering or
cosmetology approved by the Department having completed a minimum of 500 additional hours in the study of barbering extending over a period of no less than 3 months nor more than one year. Time spent in such study under the laws of another state or territory of the United States or of a foreign country or province shall be credited toward the period of study required by the provisions of this paragraph; and
e. Has passed an examination caused to be conducted
by the Department, or its designated testing service, to determine fitness to receive a license as a barber; and
f. Has met any other requirements set forth in this
(Source: P.A. 99-427, eff. 8-21-15.)