CSHB 222(L&C) am: "An Act relating to the licensure of nail technicians; relating to the practice of manicuring; and providing for an effective date."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 222(L&C) am 01 "An Act relating to the licensure of nail technicians; relating to the practice of 02 manicuring; and providing for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 08.13.040 is amended to read: 05 Sec. 08.13.040. Meetings and examinations. The board shall meet as often as 06 necessary to conduct its business. It shall conduct separate examinations covering the 07 following fields of practice: barbering, hairdressing, advanced manicuring, and 08 esthetics. Examinations shall be given at least twice in every year for each of these 09 fields of practice for which applications for licensure or endorsements are pending. 10 An applicant may take an examination in more than one field during the same testing 11 session. The board may not require an applicant for licensure as a manicurist to 12 take or pass an examination conducted by the board for the field of manicuring; 13 however, nothing in this sentence prohibits the board from requiring a licensed 14 manicurist to pass an examination to obtain an optional endorsement as an
01 advanced manicurist under AS 08.13.080(f). 02 * Sec. 2. AS 08.13.080(a) is amended to read: 03 (a) An applicant for an examination authorized under AS 08.13.040 must 04 (1) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a 05 curriculum in barbering approved by the board is required to teach in order to be 06 licensed under AS 08.13.110 if applying for a license to practice barbering; 07 (2) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a 08 curriculum in hairdressing approved by the board is required to teach to be licensed 09 under AS 08.13.110 if applying for a license to practice hairdressing; 10 (3) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a 11 curriculum in esthetics approved by the board is required to teach in order to be 12 licensed under AS 08.13.110 if applying for a license to practice esthetics; 13 (4) [HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED 250 HOURS OF 14 INSTRUCTION IN MANICURING FROM A SCHOOL OF MANICURING OR 15 HAIRDRESSING LICENSED UNDER AS 08.13.110 IF APPLYING FOR A 16 LICENSE TO PRACTICE MANICURING; 17 (5)] have served an apprenticeship under AS 08.13.082; 18 (5) [(6)] specify the field of practice in which the applicant intends to 19 teach and have held a license to practice in the field for three years or have held a 20 license in the field for one year and have completed 600 hours of student training as an 21 instructor in the field of practice from a licensed school with a curriculum approved by 22 the board if applying for a license as an instructor except that a person licensed as an 23 instructor in hairdressing may be an instructor in manicuring for courses that 24 satisfy the requirement of (e) of this section, and the board may, by regulation, 25 establish requirements for other manicuring instructors, including instructors 26 who teach courses that satisfy requirements for an advanced manicurist 27 endorsement; or 28 (6) [(7)] have completed course work and, if applicable, an 29 apprenticeship acceptable to the board. 30 * Sec. 3. AS 08.13.080 is amended by adding new subsections to read: 31 (e) An applicant for a license to practice manicuring shall
01 (1) submit documentation that the applicant has completed a course of 02 12 hours of instruction or training approved by the board that addresses health, safety, 03 and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that are relevant to 04 the practice of manicuring from a school licensed under AS 08.13.110 as a school of 05 manicuring; documentation of completion of the course must include certification 06 from the school that the applicant has passed a test given by the school covering the 07 health, safety, and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that 08 are relevant to the practice of manicuring; and 09 (2) pay the appropriate fee. 10 (f) An applicant for an endorsement to a license to practice manicuring 11 indicating that the person is an advanced manicurist shall 12 (1) hold, or be approved for, a current license issued under this chapter 13 for manicuring; 14 (2) request the endorsement; 15 (3) submit documentation from a licensed school of manicuring or 16 hairdressing certifying completion of 250 hours of instruction in manicuring that meet 17 the requirements of AS 08.13.110(e); 18 (4) pass an examination given by the board for advanced manicurists; 19 and 20 (5) pay the appropriate fee. 21 * Sec. 4. AS 08.13.100(a) is amended to read: 22 (a) The board shall authorize the issuance of a license for the practice of 23 barbering, hairdressing, [MANICURING,] or esthetics to each qualified applicant who 24 has passed an examination under AS 08.13.090 and meets other applicable 25 requirements under this chapter. The board shall authorize the issuance of a license for 26 the practice of tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or for body piercing to each 27 applicant who has satisfied the requirements of AS 08.13.080(d). The board shall 28 authorize the issuance of a license to practice manicuring to each applicant who 29 has satisfied the requirements of AS 08.13.080(e). The board shall authorize the 30 issuance of an endorsement to a license to practice manicuring indicating that the 31 person is an advanced manicurist to each applicant who has satisfied the
01 requirements of AS 08.13.080(f). 02 * Sec. 5. AS 08.13.100(d) is amended to read: 03 (d) A person who holds a current valid license from a board of barbering, 04 hairdressing, manicuring, or esthetics in another state or who is licensed by another 05 state to practice tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or to practice body 06 piercing is entitled to a license or endorsement under this chapter without 07 examination or a new period of training in this state. An application must include 08 (1) proof of a valid license issued by another licensing jurisdiction; and 09 (2) proof of completed training, testing, and working experience that 10 the board finds to meet the minimum requirements of this state. 11 * Sec. 6. AS 08.13.110 is amended by adding new subsections to read: 12 (d) The board shall issue a license to a school of manicuring if it offers a 13 curriculum of 12 hours of instruction or training approved by the board that addresses 14 health, safety, and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that 15 are relevant to the practice of manicuring. A school of manicuring may offer 16 instruction in addition to the 12 hours required for a license, but the board may not 17 issue a license to a school of manicuring if the school requires its students to complete 18 more than 12 hours of the required instruction or training in health, safety, and 19 hygiene concerns before the school will certify that the student has completed the 20 school's manicuring course for purposes of AS 08.13.080(e). 21 (e) A school of manicuring may seek approval from the board for a curriculum 22 designed to qualify students for an advanced manicurist endorsement. The board shall 23 establish the curriculum requirements applicable under this subsection through its 24 authority under (a) of this section. 25 * Sec. 7. AS 08.13.160(d) is amended to read: 26 (d) The licensing and permit provisions of this chapter do not apply to 27 (1) a person practicing barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, or 28 esthetics in a community having a population of less than 1,000 people that is not 29 within 25 miles of a community of more than 1,000 people and who uses only 30 chemicals available to the general public; 31 (2) a licensed health care professional;
01 (3) a person licensed by another licensing jurisdiction in a field of 02 practice licensed by this chapter while demonstrating techniques or products to 03 persons holding licenses or permits under this chapter; 04 (4) a person practicing tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or 05 body piercing solely on the person's own body; 06 (5) the practice of manicuring by a student as part of instruction in 07 a 12-hour course approved under AS 08.13.110(d). 08 * Sec. 8. AS 08.13.175 is amended to read: 09 Sec. 08.13.175. Temporary license. A person who meets the requirements of 10 AS 08.13.080(a)(1), (2), (3), (4), [(5),] or (6) [(7)] is entitled to be temporarily licensed 11 after applying for examination under this chapter if the applicant works under the 12 direct supervision, and within the physical presence, of a person who is licensed in the 13 area of practice for which the applicant has applied for examination. A temporary 14 license issued under this section is valid for 120 days and is nonrenewable. A person 15 may not receive more than one temporary license for each area of practice licensed 16 under this chapter. An application for a temporary license must be signed by the 17 supervising licensee and accompanied by the temporary license fee required under 18 AS 08.13.185. 19 * Sec. 9. AS 08.13.185(a) is amended to read: 20 (a) The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development 21 shall set fees under AS 08.01.065 for initial licenses and renewals for the following: 22 (1) schools; 23 (2) school owners; 24 (3) instructor; 25 (4) shop owner; 26 (5) practitioner of barbering; 27 (6) practitioner of hairdressing; 28 (7) practitioner of manicuring; 29 (8) practitioner of esthetics; 30 (9) practitioner of tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring; 31 (10) practitioner of body piercing;
01 (11) temporary shop license; 02 (12) temporary permit; 03 (13) temporary license; 04 (14) student permit; 05 (15) endorsement for advanced manicuring. 06 * Sec. 10. AS 08.13.082(e) is repealed. 07 * Sec. 11. Section 13, ch. 27, SLA 2015, is repealed. 08 * Sec. 12. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).