South Carolina General Assembly
103rd Session, 1979-1980

Bill 744

                    Current Status

Bill Number:               744
Ratification Number:       408
Act Number                 552
Introducing Body:          Senate
Subject:                   Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
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(A552, R408, S744)


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners reauthorized

Section 1. In accordance with the provisions of Section 7 of Act 608 of 1978, the existence of the Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners is reauthorized as provided in such section.

Restriction on members of board serving

Section 2. Notwithstanding any other provision of law after July 1, 1980, no appointive member of the board shall be allowed to serve more than three full terms on the board.

It shall be unlawful for any member of the board appointed after the effective date of this act, or any inspector or employee of the board, to own any interest in a cosmetology school or any company which deals in wholesale sales or services to beauty salons.

Boards directed to make report

Section 3. The Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners and the Board of Barber Examiners are hereby directed to make a report to the General Assembly on the first day of the 1981 session in which both boards shall consider the feasibility of promulgating joint regulations to:

(1) Establish a new license classification called a master hair care specialist, or similar title, which would allow the licensee to perform all of the duties as are presently authorized for licensed barbers and cosmetologists.

(2) Establish the necessary criteria for those individuals presently holding barbers' and cosmetologists' licenses to become master hair care specialists.

(3) Allow barbers and cosmetologists to work in the same premises.

Time effective

Section 4. This act shall take effect upon approval by the Governor.