2012 House Bill 5517

Repeal barber licensure mandate

Introduced in the House

March 22, 2012

Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R-45)

To repeal the law that prohibits an individual from earning a living as a barber unless he or she gets a state license that, among other things, requires completing a 2,000-hour course of study at a licensed barber college, paying fees, and meeting other requirements imposed by a board comprised of incumbent barbers who have received political appointments to this board. This and House Bill 5518 would also repeal licensure mandates on barber shops and barber colleges.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform