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09.22.01 - Board of Cosmetologists - Final Regulations

FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 44, ISSUE 9,
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

Subtitle 22 BOARD OF COSMETOLOGISTS

09.22.01 General Regulations

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

Notice of Final Action
[17-036-F]

On April 3, 2017, the Board of Cosmetologists adopted the repeal of existing Regulation .05, amendments to Regulations .11, .12, and .13, and the recodification of existing Regulations .06—.16 to be Regulations .05—.15 under COMAR 09.22.01 General Regulations. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 44:2 Md. R. 124—125 (January 20, 2017), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: May 8, 2017.

SHIRLEY LEACH
Executive Director
Board of Cosmetologists

[.11] .10 Apprenticeship Registration Requirements.
  [A.] A person may be registered as an apprentice if the person:
    [(1)] A.— [(4)] D. (text unchanged)
  [B. Non-English-Speaking or Reading-Disabled Individuals. An individual who is non-English-speaking or who demonstrates dyslexia or other reading impairments shall participate in English comprehension or reading comprehension courses during the apprenticeship
  C. Hearing-Impaired Individuals. Hearing-impaired individuals registered as apprentices shall participate in courses during the apprenticeship to allow them to understand directions, explanations, or needs of examiners and patrons.]

[.12] .11 Examinations.
A.—K. (text unchanged)
  L. Contents of Blow Drying Examination.
    (1) A blow drying examination shall consist of a theoretical portion and a practical portion.
    (2) The theoretical portion of the blow drying examination shall consist of questions which embrace the subjects of beautifying, cleaning, and arranging hair found in cosmetology textbooks including, but not limited to, the following:
      (a) Sanitation and disinfection;
      (b) Disease and disorders;
      (c) Arranging hair;
      (d) Cleansing hair;
      (e) Curling hair;
      (f) Dressing hair;
      (g) Blow drying hair;
      (h) Singeing hair; and
      (i) Beautifying hair.
    (3) The practical portion of the blow drying examination shall consist of the candidate demonstrating and explaining:
      (a) Arranging hair;
      (b) Cleansing hair;
      (c) Curling hair;
      (d) Dressing hair;
      (e) Blow drying hair;
      (f) Singeing hair; and
      (g) Beautifying hair.
  M. Content of Hair Stylist Examination.
    (1) A hair stylist examination shall consist of a theoretical and a practical portion.
    (2) The Theoretical portion of the hair stylist examination shall consist of questions which embrace the subjects of the hair styling found in basic cosmetology textbooks, including, but not limited to, the following:
      (a) Sanitation and disinfection;
      (b) Chemical applications;
      (c) Hair cutting and styling techniques;
      (d) Diseases and disorders; and
      (e) Laws and regulations regarding the practice of hair styling.
    (3) The practical portion of the hair styling examination shall consist of the candidate demonstrating and explaining:
      (a) Wet set or thermal curl set;
      (b) Permanent cold wave;
      (c) Chemical relaxing;
      (d) Hair pressing;
      (e) Croquignole curl;
      (f) Bleach and tint;
      (g) Blended haircut;
      (h) Fingerwave;
      (i) Pincurls; and
      (j) Roller placement.

[.13] .12 Fees.
  A. Examination Fees. An applicant for examination or reexamination shall pay an examination or reexamination fee directly to the testing service chosen by the Board to develop or administer the examination.
    [(1) The following examination fees shall be paid at the time a person files an application to take an examination:
      (a) Senior cosmetologist ... $50;
      (b) Cosmetologist ... $80;
      (c) Esthetician ... $80;
      (d) Nail technician ... $80.
    (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;
      (b) Cosmetologist, nail technician, or esthetician:
        (i) Full exam ... $80;
        (ii) Practical only ... $50;
        (iii) Theory only ... $50;]
  B. License, Permit, and Registration Fees. Except as provided in this subsection, the following fees shall be paid to the Board prior to the issuance or renewal of a license, permit, or registration:
    (1)—(3) (text unchanged)
    (4) [makeup artist] Blow dry … $25;
    (5)—(6) (text unchanged)
    (7) [Apprentice … $10.] Hair stylist …$25;
    (8) Apprentice … $10.

  C.—I. (text unchanged)