SOUTH CAROLINA S.B. 179 – Cosmetology Education

Sponsor: Senator Katrina Shealy (R)

Summary: Requires the holder of an individual license issued by the State Board of Cosmetology must renew their license and pay the renewal fee and furnish proof to the board that they have completed either onsite or online continuing education that is approved by the board.

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Status: Introduced and referred to Senate Labor, Commerce, and Industry 1/8/2013. Hearing held in Senate Professions and Occupations Subcommittee 2/7/2013. 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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