Introduced by Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R) on December 11, 2019 To revise a state licensure mandate imposed on barbers that requires 1,800 hours of instruction at a “licensed barber college” before an individual can earn a living at this trade. The bill would allow an individual to substitute 2,000 “apprenticeship” hours for the barber college mandate, if it included the following components:
At least 550 hours of haircutting, male and female (that) must include, at a minimum, 150 hours of regular taper cutting, male; 350 hours of hairstyling male, female, and children; 50 hours of shaving and beard trimming.
A total of at least 50 hours of facials, male and female.
A total of at least 50 hours of shampooing and scalp treatments.
A total of at least 450 hours of permanent waving (that) must include, at a minimum, each of the following: 150 hours of regular perms, 50 hours of partial perms, 100 hours of stac perms, 150 hours of natural perm curl.
A total of at least 300 hours of coloring hair, male and female. The 300 hours required under this subdivision must include, at a minimum, each of the following: 150 hours of full color, 50 hours of highlighting, 50 hours of bleaching complete, 50 hours of frosting.
A total of at least 50 hours of hair relaxing.
A total of at least 250 hours of hair pieces. The 50 hours required under this subdivision (that) must include, at a minimum, 100 hours of selling, 75 hours of fitting both types, plaster of paris and tape, 50 hours of styling and cutting, 50 hours of maintaining upkeep.
A total of at least 125 hours of shop management. The 125 hours must include, at a minimum, each of the following: Bookkeeping, psychology of working with people, tax service, stock, supply equipment inventory.
A total of at least 100 hours of professional ethics. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on December 11, 2019