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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 40-13-40 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A REGISTERED BARBER MAY PRACTICE BARBERING IN A BEAUTY SALON; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-13-20, RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF "BEAUTY SALON", SO AS INCLUDE BARBERING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES THAT MAY BE PERFORMED IN A BEAUTY SALON IN ADDITION TO COSMETOLOGY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Chapter 13, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-13-40. (A) A person registered as a barber pursuant to the requirements of Chapter 7 of this title may practice barbering in a beauty salon.
(B) A barber shop registered with the Board of Barber Examiners pursuant to Section 40-7-320 and a beauty salon may share a common door or entrance and may operate without a wall or any other physical division between the barber shop and beauty salon, and may not be required to be separated by a solid wall from floor to ceiling or in any other manner.
(C) The provisions of this section apply notwithstanding another provision of law.
(D) The department shall promulgate regulations to carry out the provisions of this section."
SECTION 2. Section 40-13-20(1) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(1) 'Beauty salon' or 'salon' means a building or any place, or part of a place or building including, but not limited to, a rental booth, in which cosmetology
is, barbering, or both, are performed on the general public for compensation."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval of the Governor.
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