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Introduced Version House Bill 2906 History

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H. B. 2906


          (By Delegates Skinner, Lawrence and Morgan)
          [Introduced March 12, 2013; referred to the
          Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend and reenact §30-27-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the board of Barbers and Cosmetologists; and requiring that examinations for cosmetologists be given in a language that the testing vendor offers.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That §30-27-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.
§30-27-6. Rulemaking.

     (a) The board shall propose rules for legislative approval, in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty- nine-a of this code, to implement the provisions of this article, including:
     (1) Standards and requirements for licenses, permits, certificates and registrations;
     (2) Procedures for examinations and reexaminations: Provided, That examinations for cosmetologists shall be given in a language that the testing vendor offers;
     (3) Requirements for third parties to prepare and/or administer examinations and reexaminations;
     (4) Educational and experience requirements;
     (5) The passing grade on the examinations;
     (6) Standards for approval of courses and curriculum;
     (7) Procedures for the issuance and renewal of licenses, permits, certificates and registrations;
     (8) A fee schedule;
     (9) Continuing education requirements for professional licensees and certificate holders;
     (10) The procedures for denying, suspending, revoking, reinstating or limiting the practice of licensees, permitees, certificate holders and registrants;
     (11) Designating the regions for investigators/inspectors;
     (12) Criteria for the training of investigators/inspectors;
     (13) Requirements for investigations and inspections;
     (14) Requirements for inactive or revoked licenses, permits, certificates and registrations;
     (15) Establishing the training program and requirements for instructors for schools licensed under this article;
     (16) Establishing operating procedures for salons; and
     (17) Any other rules necessary to effectuate the provisions of this article.
     (b) All of the board's rules in effect on July 1, 2009, shall remain in effect until they are amended or repealed, and references to provisions of former enactments of this article are interpreted to mean provisions of this article.
     (c) The board is authorized to file an emergency rule for the implementation of its fee schedule in 2009.


          
     NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require that examinations for cosmetologists be given in a language that the testing vendor offers.


     Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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