(b) "Electrolysis" means the process by which hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle, needles or electronic tweezer, whether the process employs direct electric current to the hair root or by means of shortwave alternating electric current.
The West Virginia board of health shall adopt rules and regulations, as in their judgment are necessary, to provide for the safe practice of electrology or electrolysis in this state, and when promulgated, these rules and regulations shall be the minimum requirements to be enforced by local health authorities throughout the state. All rules and regulations shall be promulgated in the manner provided by the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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