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09.22.01 - Board of Cosmetologists - Emergency Regulations

EMERGENCY ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 42, ISSUE 1
FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2015

Subtitle 22 BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS

09.22.01 General Regulations

Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §5-205(b), Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Emergency Action
[15-022-E]

The Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review has granted emergency status to amendments to Regulation .13 under COMAR 09.22.01 General Regulations.

Emergency status began: December 19, 2014.
Emergency status expires: May 30, 2015.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this emergency action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

I. Summary of Economic Impact. The temporary proposed fee will increase the cost of examinations for candidates as follows:
All cosmetology categories initial examination from $50-$80 to $100 each. All cosmetology categories for retake examination from $50-$80 to $100 for full exam; $70 practical only; and $50 theory only.

Revenue (R+/R-)
 
II. Types of Economic
Impact.
Expenditure
(E+/E-)
Magnitude

A. On issuing agency:
B. On other State Agencies:
C. On local governments:
NONE
NONE
NONE
 
 
Benefit (+)
Cost (-)
Magnitude
D. On regulated industries or trade groups:
  (1) Sr. cosmetologist temporary testing fee increase
  (2) Cosmetologist temporary testing fee increase
  (3) Esthetician temporary fee increase
  (4) Nail technician temporary fee increase
(5) Retake practical temporary fee increase



(-)

(-)

(-)

(-)

(-)



$50 per applicant

$20 per applicant

$20 per applicant

$20 per applicant

$20 per applicant

E. On other industries or trade groups: NONE  
 
F. Direct and indirect effects on public: NONE

III. Assumptions. (Identified by Impact Letter and Number from Section II.)

  D(1). Temporary increase from $50 to $100
  D(2). Temporary increase from $80 to $100
  D(3). Temporary increase from $80 to $100
  D(4). Temporary increase from $80 to $100
  D(5). Retake practical portion of exam for all categories, temporary increase from $50 to $70, retake of full examination costs are the same as taking the examination for the first time.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The emergency action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

.13 Fees.
  A. Examination Fees.
    (1) The following examination fees shall be paid at the time a person files an application to take an examination:
      (a) Senior cosmetologist — [$50] $100;
      (b) Cosmetologist — [$80] $100;
      (c) Esthetician — [$80] $100;
      (d) Nail technician — [$80] $100.
    (2) The following examination fees shall be paid at the time a person files an application to retake a portion of an examination:
      (a) Senior cosmetologist — [$50] $100;
      (b) Cosmetologist, nail technician, or esthetician:
        (i) Full exam — [$80] $100;
        (ii) Practical only — [$50] $70;
        (iii) Theory only — $50[;].
B. — I. (text unchanged)

CLAIREE BRITT-COCKRUM
Chair
Board of Cosmetologists