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Bill Number: 1400 Ratification Number: 695 Act Number 566 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Barber, license renewals
(A566, R695, S1400)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 40-7-230 AND 40-7-280, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO BARBERS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH REGISTERED BARBER AND APPRENTICE SHALL RENEW HIS CERTIFICATE ANNUALLY AND TO EXEMPT COSMETOLOGISTS FROM LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND THE 1976 CODE BY ADDING SECTION 40-7-125 SO AS TO ALLOW A LICENSED COSMETOLOGIST TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION AS A MASTER HAIR CARE SPECIALIST.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Barbers, license renewals
SECTION 1. Section 40-7-230 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-7-230. Every registered barber and every registered apprentice annually, on or before June thirtieth of each year, shall renew his certificate of registration and pay the required fee. Every certificate of registration which has not been renewed during the month of June in any year expires on the first day of July in that year. A registered barber or a registered apprentice whose certificate of registration has expired may have his certificate restored immediately upon payment of the required restoration fee. A registered barber who retires from the practice of barbering for not more than three years may renew his certificate of registration upon payment of a restoration fee. After three years an examination is required."
Exemption for licensing as barber
SECTION 2. Section 40-7-280(6) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(6) Persons authorized by state law to practice cosmetology."
Master hair care specialist
SECTION 3. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-7-125. A certificate of registration as a master hair care specialist may be issued to a cosmetologist licensed under Chapter 13 of this title who:
(1) has satisfied educational requirements prescribed by the board through regulations;
(2) has passed successfully the examination required by the board."
SECTION 4. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of June, 1990.