OCCUPATIONAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 299 of 1980
339.1108 Barber license; requirements; effect of licensure in another state, jurisdiction, or country; denial or limitation of license; substitution of experience for instruction; unavailability of records.
(1) The department shall issue a license to practice as a barber to an individual who fulfills all of the following requirements:
(a) Is not less than 17 years of age.
(b) Is of good moral character.
(c) Demonstrates satisfactory completion of not less than a 1,800-hour course of study at a licensed barber college.
(d) Passes an examination approved by the board and the department.
(e) Has completed the tenth grade of school or has an equivalent education as determined by the department.
(2) The department shall issue a license as a barber to an individual who has held a license as a barber in another state, jurisdiction, or country for 1 out of the 3 years immediately preceding the date of application if the requirements for licensure in the other state, jurisdiction, or country are substantially equivalent to the requirements of subsection (1), as determined by the department. However, the department may deny or limit a license if the applicant has been disciplined or disciplinary action is pending in another state, jurisdiction, or country.
(3) For the purposes of fulfilling the requirement of subsection (1)(c), an individual whose instruction as a barber was received in another state, jurisdiction, or country may substitute experience as a barber or barber apprentice for instruction in the ratio of 3 months of experience for 100 hours of instruction. However, if his or her experience as a barber or barber apprentice was acquired in a country that the department considers a country from which records are not generally available, both of the following apply to the substitution of experience for instruction under this subsection:
(a) He or she may not substitute experience for instruction under this subsection unless he or she provides a signed and notarized attestation detailing his or her experience, including his or her place of employment or apprenticeship, to the department.
(b) He or she may not substitute experience for any of the hours of instruction concerning safety and sanitation, or concerning laws, rules, and regulations, required by the department by rules promulgated under this article.
History: 1980, Act 299, Imd. Eff. Oct. 21, 1980
Am. 1981, Act 83, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1981
Am. 1982, Act 360, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Am. 1984, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 12, 1984
Am. 1988, Act 463, Eff. Sept. 1, 1989
Am. 2014, Act 136, Imd. Eff. May 27, 2014
Popular Name: Act 299
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