SOUTH CAROLINA H.B. 3456 – State Boards of Cosmetology

Sponsor: Representative Leon Stavrinakis (D)

Summary: Permits the State Board of Barber Examiners to issue mobile barbershop permits.

Permits an individual to operate a mobile barbershop if the individual: (1) is licensed pursuant to this chapter to engage in the practice of barbering; and (2) does not have a physically stationary office at the location where the barbering services are provided. (3) In order to operate a mobile barbershop, a barber shall apply to the board for a mobile barbershop permit.

Requires the barber to submit a permit application and fee in the form and manner prescribed by the board.

Defines “Mobile barbershop” as a self-contained unit in which the practice of barbering is conducted, which may be moved, towed, or transported from one location to another. A “mobile barbershop” includes a portable barber operation.

Defines “Portable barber operation” as equipment used in the practice of barbering that is in a mobile barbershop or transported from a barbershop and used on a temporary basis at a location, including, but not limited to: (a) a client’s home; (b) a nursing home; or (c) another institution or location as may be authorized by the board.

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Status: Introduced and referred to House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs 1/30/2013. Hearing held, measure held 3/20/2013. Hearing held, measure held 4/10/2013. Failed to meet crossover deadline 5/1/2013. Carried over upon adjournment 6/6/2013. Failed to meet crossover deadline 5/1/2014. Failed upon adjournment 6/19/2014.

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