Barbers and Cosmetology, Bd. for; license by endorsement, issuance of license to spouse of military. (HB1876)

Introduced By

Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Board for Barbers and Cosmetology; license by endorsement; issuance of licenses to spouses of military service members. Requires the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology (the Board) to issue a license to practice as a barber, cosmetologist, nail technician, or wax technician to any applicant who holds a similar license or certification issued by another state, provided that (i) the license or certificate is valid, (ii) the applicant is in good standing with the regulatory entity that issued the license or certification, and (iii) either (a) the training and examination requirements for such license or certificate are comparable to the training and examination requirements prescribed by the Board or (b) the applicant possesses at least five years of experience working in a licensed barbershop, cosmetology salon, nail salon, or waxing salon, as applicable. Additionally, the bill requires the Board to issue a license to practice as a barber, cosmetologist, nail technician, or wax technician to any applicant whose spouse is the subject of a military transfer to the Commonwealth, who accompanies the applicant's spouse to Virginia, and who holds a similar license or certification issued by another state, provided that the license or certificate is valid and the applicant is in good standing with the regulatory entity that issued the license or certification. The bill provides that any such applicants shall not be required to complete any additional training or examination requirements to be issued a license by the Board and that reciprocity with another state from which such applicants hold licenses or certifications is not required. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Committee
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103127D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1876)
02/05/2019Left in General Laws

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