Maryland HB1301 establishes a limited license to provide hair services, and specifies the level of supervision required for an apprentice hairstylist. A limited license would mean the reduction in training and education. This bill will be heard in the House Economic Matters Committee Tuesday, March 12.

Read the Bill Here

Hearing: Tuesday March 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Room 230, House Office Building, Annapolis, MD 21401
House Economic Matters Committee Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQ’s

Maryland HB1301
Bill Sponsor: Delegate Adrienne Jones

Maryland residents: please click here to send a letter to members of the House Economic Matters Committee.

As a member of the beauty industry, the health and safety of consumers throughout the state of Maryland is a priority. Properly trained licensed professionals learn how to safely provide services to avoid injuries and the spread of infectious diseases.

Talking Points for Licensed Professionals: 

  • State legislatures established licensing of the cosmetology industry to create professional accountability in the field and to protect the health and safety of the consumer.
  • Trained in the areas of skin and scalp care, anatomy, biology, chemistry, and science-based infection control, licensed professionals care about the health and safety of their clients.

Share information with your clients and your state legislators! Visit to review questions and answers that explain why the cosmetology industry should remain licensed and regulated.

Please contact the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Government Affairs Team at 800.468.2274 or if you have any questions or if you would like to join our grassroots efforts.

About PBA Government Advocacy

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advocates for the rights of every member and is dedicated to tracking, introducing and responding to legislation at both the state and federal levels with potential to affect the beauty industry. Along with our Government Advocacy program, PBA provides our members with Education, Signature Events, Charitable Outreach, Research and Business Resources. Visit for more information.