Senate Bill No. 504
[Introduced February 16, 2000; referred to the Committee on
Government Organization; and then to the Committee on the
A BILL to amend and reenact section thirteen, article nine,
chapter sixty-four of the code of West Virginia, one
thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to
amending the board of barbers and cosmetologists rule which
provides procedures, criteria and curricula for examination
and licensure of barbers, cosmetologists, manicurists and
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section thirteen, article nine, chapter sixty-four of
the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one,
as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 9. AUTHORIZATION FOR MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES AND BOARDS
TO PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.
§64-9-13. Board of barbers and cosmetologists.
(a) The legislative rule of the board of barbers and
cosmetologists contained in title three, series one of the code
of state rules, relating to procedures, criteria and curricula
for examination and licensure of barbers, cosmetologists,
manicurists and aestheticians, is reauthorized with the following
On page two of the published code of state rules, section
five, by adding a new subsection, to read as follows:
Every student has the option of completing a course of study
(a) A one thousand eight hundred hour barbering course,
exclusive of permanent waving license; or
(b) The existing course of study consisting of at least two
thousand clock hours divided as specified in table 3-1A of this
rule and subdivided at the discretion of the faculty of the
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to give students desiring
a barber license a choice of curriculums.
This section has been completely rewritten; therefore,
strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.