H. B. 2976
(By Delegates J. Miller (By Request))and Cowles
[Introduced January 11, 2012; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-27-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to exempting barbers with twenty or more years of experience from continuing education requirements.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §30-27-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.
§30-27-10. Professional license and certificate renewal requirements.
(a) A professional licensee and certificate holder shall annually or biennially on or before January 1, renew his or her professional license or certificate by completing a form prescribed by the board, paying the renewal fee and submitting any other information required by the board.
(b) The board shall charge a fee for each renewal of a license or certificate, and a late fee for any renewal not paid by the due date.
(c) The board shall require as a condition of renewal of a professional license or certificate that each licensee or certificate holder complete continuing education: Provided, That a barber who has been engaged in the practice of barbering and has held a license or certificate for twenty or more years is exempted from any continuing education requirements under the provisions of this article or rules promulgated by the board.
(d) The board may deny an application for renewal for any reason which would justify the denial of an original application for a license or certificate.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to exempt barbers with twenty or more years of experience from continuing education requirements.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.