The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has submitted a report to the Governor’s Regulatory Review Task Force regarding cosmetology and barbering.  The attached (PDF) is a copy of the report and below is additional information.  This information is extremely important, we encourage you to review the report and attend a regional meeting to express your concerns.  The link to the meeting schedule can be found below.

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South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Regulatory Review Report Regarding Cosmetology

Attached is a report containing suggestions regarding the cosmetology industry.  The suggestions in this report are from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. The Agency’s Regulatory Review Report has been submitted to the Governor’s Regulatory Review Task Force for their consideration.  The Agency report is attached, portions of the suggested recommendations will impact the following areas:

  • Barber and Cosmetology Boards Merger
  • Hours for Licensure
  • Apprenticeship Track
  • Inspections
  • Booth Renters
  • Continuing Education
  • Equipment Requirements
  • Instructor License

Regulatory Review Task Force Regional Meeting Schedule

Governor Nikki Haley’s Regulatory Review Task Force will conduct regional public meetings beginning Friday, July 12. Regional meetings are open to all lawmakers, business owners and members of the public. Any South Carolina resident may attend and make recommendations to the Task Force. http://sccommerce.com/sites/default/files/all/regulatory_review_press_release.pdf

PBA RESOURCES:

YOUR SAFETY FIRST – Keep your clients safe through licensing and regulations. http://probeauty.org/yoursafetyfirst/

PBA NATIONAL POLL SHOWS PUBLIC SUPPORT OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSING http://www.probeauty.org/docs/advocacy/post_election_licensing_findings.pdf