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      RS 37:360     


§360.  Proof that establishment of new barber college will not be detrimental to public welfare; necessity; factors

A.  Every applicant for a certificate of registration to operate a new barber college shall offer proof sufficient to the board that the establishment of a new barber college in a particular area will not be detrimental to the public welfare.  

B.  In considering whether the establishment of a new barber college in a particular area will be detrimental to the public welfare the board shall consider the need for barber college facilities or additional barber college facilities as the case may be in the community where the proposed barber college is to be located giving particular consideration to the following:

(1)  The economic character of the community.  

(2)  The adequacy of existing barber shops and barber colleges in that community.  

(3)  The ability of the community to support the proposed barber college.  

(4)  The character of adjacent communities and the extent to which the establishment of the proposed barber college would draw patrons from such adjacent communities.  

(5)  The social and economic effect of the establishment of a barber college on the community where it is proposed to be located and on the adjacent communities.  

(6)  The expressed opinion of the registered barbers in the area of the proposed college as evidenced in person or by written petition to the board.

Acts 1964, No. 309, §1.  Acts 1984, No. 238, §1.  

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