Cosmetologists; training requirement. (SB544)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; training requirement for cosmetologists. Provides that the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology shall require completion of no more than 1,000 hours of training in the field for initial licensing in cosmetology. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101961D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB544)
01/26/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read second time
01/31/2022Reading of amendments waived
01/31/2022Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB544E
01/31/2022Printed as engrossed 22101961D-E
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB544E)
02/01/2022Read third time and passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
03/01/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
03/03/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/03/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)
03/03/2022Tabled in General Laws (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)