HB 437 (BR 1322) - M. Weaver
AN ACT relating to barbering.
Amend KRS 317.430 to change the Kentucky Board of Barbering's membership composition; change the board's terms of appointment to four years with staggered terms; increase compensation rates for board members; amend KRS 317.450 to require licensed apprentices to barber an average of twenty hours per week under the specified conditions to be eligible for a license to practice barbering; expand the definition of the educational requirement for an apprentice barber to include the General Educational Development (GED) test raise the maximum license fee the board may charge to operate a barber shop; add to requirement for operating a school of barbering that at least one teacher must have twelve months' experience teaching barbering an average of twenty hours per week; require that schools of barbering are responsible for documenting and tracking teaching experience requirements; indicate that the board may promulgate regulations concerning teaching documentation and tracking; require that a school of barbering designate a licensed teacher as the manager; require that the owners and managers of a school of barbering are responsible for compliance with KRS Chapter 317 and any administrative regulations promulgated under the authority of KRS Chapter 317; expand the definition of the educational requirement to teach barbering to include the General Educational Development (GED) test; raise the maximum renewal license fee the board may charge to teachers of barbering; set the maximum fee to issue a duplicate license; amend KRS 317.570 to make a technical correction; amend KRS 317.590 to clarify the actions the board may take against licensees who commit actionable offenses; add obtaining a license by fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit to the list of offenses actionable by the board.
Feb 3-introduced in House
Feb 4-to Licensing and Occupations (H)