HB1718: Estheticians; extends grandfather period for licensure thereas until July 31, 2009.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1718
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Joint Conference Committee
on February 27, 2009)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Cox)
A BILL to amend and reenact § 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology; estheticians; waiver of examination requirements.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 54.1-703.3. Waiver of examination; estheticians.

The Board shall waive the examination requirements for licensure as an esthetician or master esthetician for any individual who (i) makes application for licensure between July 1, 2007, and July 1, 2008 by July 31, 2009; (ii) otherwise complies with Board regulations relating to moral turpitude; and (iii) meets any of the following conditions:

1. Has at least three years of documented work experience as an esthetician or a master esthetician completed prior to July1, 2008 that is deemed satisfactory by the Board;

2. Has completed a training program prior to July 1, 2008 that is deemed satisfactory by the Board; or

3. Holds an unexpired certificate of registration, certification, or license as an esthetician or a master esthetician issued to him prior to July 1, 2008 on the basis of comparable requirements by a proper authority of a state, territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.

3. That, notwithstanding the language § 54.1-703.3, the provisions of this Act shall not apply to applications for licensure submitted to the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology prior to the effective date of this Act.

4. That the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation shall, to the extent reasonably practicable, provide widespread notification to those affected by the provisions of this Act.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1718
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology
on February 11, 2009)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Cox)
A BILL to amend and reenact § 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to licensure of estheticians.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 54.1-703.3. Waiver of examination; estheticians.

The Board shall waive the examination requirements for licensure as an esthetician or master esthetician for any individual who (i) makes application for licensure between July 1, 2007 2009, and July 1, 20082010; (ii) otherwise complies with Board regulations relating to moral turpitude; and (iii) meets any of the following conditions:

1. Has at least three years of documented work experience as an esthetician or a master esthetician completed prior to July 1, 2008 that is deemed satisfactory by the Board;

2. Has completed a training program prior to July 1, 2008 that is deemed satisfactory by the Board; or

3. Holds an unexpired certificate of registration, certification, or license as an esthetician or a master esthetician issued to him prior to July 1, 2008 on the basis of comparable requirements by a proper authority of a state, territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1718
House Amendments in [ ] -- January 26, 2009
A BILL to amend and reenact 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to licensure of estheticians.
Patron Prior to Engrossment--Delegate Cox

Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

54.1-703.3. Waiver of examination; estheticians.

The Board shall waive the examination requirements for licensure as an esthetician or master esthetician for any individual who (i) makes application for licensure between July 1, 2007, and before July [ 1, 2008 2010 30, 2009 ] ; (ii) otherwise complies with Board regulations relating to moral turpitude; and (iii) meets any of the following conditions:

1. Has at least three years of documented work experience as an esthetician or a master esthetician that is deemed satisfactory by the Board;

2. Has completed a training program that is deemed satisfactory by the Board; or

3. Holds an unexpired certificate of registration, certification, or license as an esthetician or a master esthetician issued to him on the basis of comparable requirements by a proper authority of a state, territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.

3. That the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation shall [ , to the extent reasonably practicable, ] provide widespread notification to those affected by the provisions of this Act.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1718
Offered January 14, 2009
Prefiled January 5, 2009
A BILL to amend and reenact 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to licensure of estheticians.
Patron-- Cox

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 54.1-703.3 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

54.1-703.3. Waiver of examination; estheticians.

The Board shall waive the examination requirements for licensure as an esthetician or master esthetician for any individual who (i) makes application for licensure between July 1, 2007, andbefore July 1, 20082010; (ii) otherwise complies with Board regulations relating to moral turpitude; and (iii) meets any of the following conditions:

1. Has at least three years of documented work experience as an esthetician or a master esthetician that is deemed satisfactory by the Board;

2. Has completed a training program that is deemed satisfactory by the Board; or

3. Holds an unexpired certificate of registration, certification, or license as an esthetician or a master esthetician issued to him on the basis of comparable requirements by a proper authority of a state, territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.

3. That the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation shall provide widespread notification to those affected by the provisions of this Act.