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2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1247 HB 222 The following, which was advanced to third reading from the April 26 calendar (page 1219), was read the third time: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 222(L&C) "An Act relating to the licensure of nail technicians; and providing for an effective date." 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1248 Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that CSHB 222(L&C) be returned to second reading for the specific purpose of considering Amendment No. 1. There being no objection, it was so ordered. Amendment No. 1 was offered by Representatives Wilson, Eastman, Tilton, LeDoux, Kawasaki, Birch, Grenn, Reinbold, Millett, Kopp, Saddler, Rauscher, Thompson, Ortiz, Talerico, Knopp, Drummond, Neuman, Tarr, Stutes, Tuck, Johnson, Edgmon, and Claman: Page 1, line 1, following "technicians;" (title amendment): Insert "relating to the practice of manicuring;" Page 1, line 4, through page 2, line 20: Delete all material and insert: "* Section 1. AS 08.13.040 is amended to read: Sec. 08.13.040. Meetings and examinations. The board shall meet as often as necessary to conduct its business. It shall conduct separate examinations covering the following fields of practice: barbering, hairdressing, advanced manicuring, and esthetics. Examinations shall be given at least twice in every year for each of these fields of practice for which applications for licensure or endorsements are pending. An applicant may take an examination in more than one field during the same testing session. The board may not require an applicant for licensure as a manicurist to take or pass an examination conducted by the board for the field of manicuring; however, nothing in this sentence prohibits the board from requiring a licensed manicurist to pass an examination to obtain an optional endorsement as an advanced manicurist under AS 08.13.080(f). * Sec. 2. AS 08.13.080(a) is amended to read: (a) An applicant for an examination authorized under AS 08.13.040 must (1) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a curriculum in barbering approved by the board is required to teach in order to be licensed under AS 08.13.110 if applying for a license to practice barbering; (2) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a curriculum in hairdressing approved by the board is required to teach to be licensed under AS 08.13.110 if applying 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1249 for a license to practice hairdressing; (3) have successfully completed all courses that a school with a curriculum in esthetics approved by the board is required to teach in order to be licensed under AS 08.13.110 if applying for a license to practice esthetics; (4) [HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED 250 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION IN MANICURING FROM A SCHOOL OF MANICURING OR HAIRDRESSING LICENSED UNDER AS 08.13.110 IF APPLYING FOR A LICENSE TO PRACTICE MANICURING; (5)] have served an apprenticeship under AS 08.13.082; (5) [(6)] specify the field of practice in which the applicant intends to teach and have held a license to practice in the field for three years or have held a license in the field for one year and have completed 600 hours of student training as an instructor in the field of practice from a licensed school with a curriculum approved by the board if applying for a license as an instructor except that a person licensed as an instructor in hairdressing may be an instructor in manicuring for courses that satisfy the requirement of (e) of this section, and the board may, by regulation, establish requirements for other manicuring instructors, including instructors who teach courses that satisfy requirements for an advanced manicurist endorsement; or (6) [(7)] have completed course work and, if applicable, an apprenticeship acceptable to the board. * Sec. 3. AS 08.13.080 is amended by adding new subsections to read: (e) An applicant for a license to practice manicuring shall (1) submit documentation that the applicant has completed a course of 12 hours of instruction or training approved by the board that addresses health, safety, and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that are relevant to the practice of manicuring from a school licensed under AS 08.13.110 as a school of manicuring; documentation of completion of the course must include certification from the school that the applicant has passed a test given by the school covering the health, safety, and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that are relevant to the practice of manicuring; and (2) pay the appropriate fee. 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1250 (f) An applicant for an endorsement to a license to practice manicuring indicating that the person is an advanced manicurist shall (1) hold, or be approved for, a current license issued under this chapter for manicuring; (2) request the endorsement; (3) submit documentation from a licensed school of manicuring or hairdressing certifying completion of 250 hours of instruction in manicuring that meet the requirements of AS 08.13.110(e); (4) pass an examination given by the board for advanced manicurists; and (5) pay the appropriate fee. * Sec. 4. AS 08.13.100(a) is amended to read: (a) The board shall authorize the issuance of a license for the practice of barbering, hairdressing, [MANICURING,] or esthetics to each qualified applicant who has passed an examination under AS 08.13.090 and meets other applicable requirements under this chapter. The board shall authorize the issuance of a license for the practice of tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or for body piercing to each applicant who has satisfied the requirements of AS 08.13.080(d). The board shall authorize the issuance of a license to practice manicuring to each applicant who has satisfied the requirements of AS 08.13.080(e). The board shall authorize the issuance of an endorsement to a license to practice manicuring indicating that the person is an advanced manicurist to each applicant who has satisfied the requirements of AS 08.13.080(f). * Sec. 5. AS 08.13.100(d) is amended to read: (d) A person who holds a current valid license from a board of barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, or esthetics in another state or who is licensed by another state to practice tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or to practice body piercing is entitled to a license or endorsement under this chapter without examination or a new period of training in this state. An application must include (1) proof of a valid license issued by another licensing jurisdiction; and (2) proof of completed training, testing, and working experience that the board finds to meet the minimum requirements 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1251 of this state. * Sec. 6. AS 08.13.110 is amended by adding new subsections to read: (d) The board shall issue a license to a school of manicuring if it offers a curriculum of 12 hours of instruction or training approved by the board that addresses health, safety, and hygiene concerns of manicuring customers and practitioners that are relevant to the practice of manicuring. A school of manicuring may offer instruction in addition to the 12 hours required for a license, but the board may not issue a license to a school of manicuring if the school requires its students to complete more than 12 hours of the required instruction or training in health, safety, and hygiene concerns before the school will certify that the student has completed the school's manicuring course for purposes of AS 08.13.080(e). (e) A school of manicuring may seek approval from the board for a curriculum designed to qualify students for an advanced manicurist endorsement. The board shall establish the curriculum requirements applicable under this subsection through its authority under (a) of this section. * Sec. 7. AS 08.13.160(d) is amended to read: (d) The licensing and permit provisions of this chapter do not apply to (1) a person practicing barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, or esthetics in a community having a population of less than 1,000 people that is not within 25 miles of a community of more than 1,000 people and who uses only chemicals available to the general public; (2) a licensed health care professional; (3) a person licensed by another licensing jurisdiction in a field of practice licensed by this chapter while demonstrating techniques or products to persons holding licenses or permits under this chapter; (4) a person practicing tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring or body piercing solely on the person's own body; (5) the practice of manicuring by a student as part of instruction in a 12-hour course approved under AS 08.13.110(d). * Sec. 8. AS 08.13.175 is amended to read: Sec. 08.13.175. Temporary license. A person who meets the 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1252 requirements of AS 08.13.080(a)(1), (2), (3), (4), [(5),] or (6) [(7)] is entitled to be temporarily licensed after applying for examination under this chapter if the applicant works under the direct supervision, and within the physical presence, of a person who is licensed in the area of practice for which the applicant has applied for examination. A temporary license issued under this section is valid for 120 days and is nonrenewable. A person may not receive more than one temporary license for each area of practice licensed under this chapter. An application for a temporary license must be signed by the supervising licensee and accompanied by the temporary license fee required under AS 08.13.185. * Sec. 9. AS 08.13.185(a) is amended to read: (a) The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development shall set fees under AS 08.01.065 for initial licenses and renewals for the following: (1) schools; (2) school owners; (3) instructor; (4) shop owner; (5) practitioner of barbering; (6) practitioner of hairdressing; (7) practitioner of manicuring; (8) practitioner of esthetics; (9) practitioner of tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring; (10) practitioner of body piercing; (11) temporary shop license; (12) temporary permit; (13) temporary license; (14) student permit; (15) endorsement for advanced manicuring. * Sec. 10. AS 08.13.082(e) is repealed. * Sec. 11. Section 13, ch. 27, SLA 2015, is repealed." Renumber the following bill section accordingly. Representative Wilson moved and asked unanimous consent that Amendment No. 1 be adopted. There being no objection, Amendment No. 1 was adopted, and the new title follows: 2017-04-27 House Journal Page 1253 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 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." CSHB 222(L&C) am was automatically in third reading. The question being: "Shall CSHB 222(L&C) am pass the House?" The roll was taken with the following result: CSHB 222(L&C) am Third Reading Final Passage YEAS: 40 NAYS: 0 EXCUSED: 0 ABSENT: 0 Yeas: Birch, Chenault, Claman, Drummond, Eastman, Edgmon, Fansler, Foster, Gara, Grenn, Guttenberg, Johnson, Johnston, Josephson, Kawasaki, Kito, Knopp, Kopp, Kreiss-Tomkins, LeDoux, Millett, Neuman, Ortiz, Parish, Pruitt, Rauscher, Reinbold, Saddler, Seaton, Spohnholz, Stutes, Sullivan-Leonard, Talerico, Tarr, Thompson, Tilton, Tuck, Westlake, Wilson, Wool And so, CSHB 222(L&C) am passed the House. Representative Tuck moved and asked unanimous consent that the roll call on the passage of the bill be considered the roll call on the effective date clause. There being no objection, it was so ordered. CSHB 222(L&C) am was referred to the Chief Clerk for engrossment.