HB 644/LM (BR 2117) - D. Osborne, J. Jenkins
AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Barbering.
Amend KRS 317.430 to restructure the Board of Barbering so that four of its five members are barbers holding a valid license and practicing in Kentucky; establish the fifth member as a citizen at large who is not associated with or financially interested in barbering; stagger board appointments so that 2008 appointments end in 2011, and 2007 appointments end in 2010; unify lengths of subsequent appointments to the board to three years for all members, with terms ending on February 1; amend KRS 317.450 to include an annual renewal license fee not to exceed $50 for independent contractors; amend KRS 317.570 to allow the board to conduct an examination with two or more of its members present rather than requiring the presence of a quorum of the board; authorize the board to give barbering examinations at regularly prescribed intervals more frequently than once every 30 days; amend KRS 317.590 to clarify that the board's power to levy a $500 fine against a licensee means a $500 fine for each violation; enable the board to refuse an application or take disciplinary action against a licensee upon a proper showing that the person has violated a provision of KRS Chapter 317 or any administrative regulation promulgated under the authority of KRS Chapter 317; allow additional board action if a licensee has knowingly failed to report to the board that he or she has committed any of the acts forbidden by the list of disciplinary offenses; amend KRS 317.991 to make violating any provision of KRS Chapter 317 a Class A misdemeanor and violating any administrative regulation promulgated under the authority of KRS Chapter 317 a Class B misdemeanor; repeal KRS 317.560, which directed the board to locate its principal office near the Division of Occupations and Professions and directed the division to render assistance to the board.
Feb 26-introduced in House
Feb 27-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Feb 28-posted in committee