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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 3. PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS GENERALLY [5000 - 9998.11]

  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )
  

CHAPTER 10. Barbering and Cosmetology [7301 - 7426.5]

  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )
  

ARTICLE 5. Examinations [7337 - 7345]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

  
7337.5.  

(a) The board shall adopt regulations providing for the submittal of applications for admission to examination of students of approved cosmetology, electrology, or barbering schools who have completed at least 75 percent of the required course clock hours and curriculum requirements (60 percent for students of the manicurist course), or any person licensed as an apprentice in barbering, cosmetology, skin care, or nail care who has completed at least 75 percent of the required apprenticeship training hours. The regulations shall include provisions that ensure that all proof of qualifications of the applicant is received by the board before the applicant is examined.

(b) An application for examination submitted by a student of an approved cosmetology, electrology, or barbering school under this section shall be known as a “school preapplication” and an additional preapplication fee may be required.

(c) An application for examination submitted by a person licensed as an apprentice in barbering, cosmetology, skin care, or nail care shall be known as an “apprenticeship preapplication” and an additional fee may be required.

(d) The board shall administer the licensing examination not later than 10 working days after graduation from an approved cosmetology, electrology, or barbering school to students who have submitted an application for admission for examination under the preapplication procedure, or not later than 10 working days after completion of an approved barbering, cosmetology, skin care, or nail care apprenticeship program for a person licensed as an apprentice.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 788, Sec. 28. Effective January 1, 2004.)