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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 675

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COSMETOLOGISTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section I. Amend §619, Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Any cosmetology student having completed 1,000 hours in training shall be permitted to work in a beauty salon after school hours, but shall not be given school hours for such time."

Section 2. Amend §605(7), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:

"(d) All practicing instructors must hold a valid instructors license issued by the Delaware State Board of Cosmetology, regardless of where they arc instructing."

Section 3. Amend §622, Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Anyone whose license has expired for a period of four (4) years shall be required to take a current examination before renewing license. The Board shall administer both the practical and theory."

Section 4. Amend §614, Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware code by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"The Board shall not dispense with examination of applicants of other states who may otherwise qualify under this Section if such state does not grant reciprocity to the State of Delaware license holders."

Section 5. Amend §605(4), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Upon obtaining an operators license a person may apply immediately for a managers examination."

Section 6. Amend §605(6) of Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Any student missing three or more consecutive months of training shall take the placement test before re-entering beauty school. The test shall be given by the school they choose to re-enter."

Section 7. Amend §605(4), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Any person holding a valid instructors license shall be allowed to own, manage and perform services in a beauty salon without the requirement for an additional license."

Section 8. Amend §602, Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code by striking the period "." immediately following the word "State" in the seventh sentence of said section and inserting the following:

"; and further provided that any changes in the rules and regulations by the Board shall be sent to every school in the State within thirty (30) days of the change."

Section 9. Amend §605(b), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto the following:

"An apprentice shall be required to take the State Board examination after completing 3,000 hours, and shall not be permitted to continue working an apprenticeship unless the examination is taken and passed. If the apprentice passes the practical and fails the theory the apprentice shall receive a permit to work until the next theory examination is administered, however, not to exceed 5 months."

Section 10. Amend §607(c), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new sentence to read as follows:

"Students in beauty schools shall be allowed to perform services on patrons when the instructor feels they are fully prepared."

Section 11. Amend §605(a), Chapter 6, Title 24, Delaware Code, by inserting a period "." after the word "training" and striking the words "not to exceed more than 8 hours on any I day" and further adding a new sentence to read:

"School owners shall have the option of the amount of hours of training per day not to exceed 10 hours and shall be able to choose which days of the week they work provided the hours accumulated do not exceed 40 hours per week, nor less than a minimum of 35 hours per week."

Approved July 11, 1980.