CHAPTER 137

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 351

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 6, TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO COSMETOLOGY "INSTRUCTOR" LICENSES.

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

Section 1. Amend §605, Chapter 6, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking subsection (7) in its entirety, and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"(7) Instructors.

(a) Except as otherwise provided for in this Chapter, no person may he licensed as an instructor in any one or combination of the practices of cosmetology unless such person has been licensed as a cosmetologist at the time he received an instructor's license under this subsection, has paid the appropriate fee, and in addition shall have had:

(1) at least a six months' teacher's training course in cosmetology in a registered school of cosmetology. In no event shall more than nine months teacher's training be requisite for admission to an examination; or

(2) at least two years' experience as an active practicing cosmetologist, supplemented by not less than three months' teacher's training in cosmetology in a registered school of cosmetology. In no event shall more than five months teacher's training by requisite for admission for admission for examination.

(b) Any resident of this State who has held a teacher's license in another state of equal requirements on the effective date of this law may be licensed as nn instructor. All practicing instructors must hold a valid Instructor's license issued by the Delaware State Board of Cosmetology, regardless of where they are instructing. A person holding a valid instructor's license shall be allowed to teach cosmetology without renewing the initial cosmetologist's license."

Section 2. Amend §622, Chapter 6, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by adding to said section the following sentence:

Any person who held a cosmetologist's license at the time such person received an instructor's license shall not be required to renew the cosmetologist's license; provided that as such person continues to renew the instructor's license in accordance with this chapter."

Approved July 9, 1981.