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      RS 37:369     


§369.  Out-of-state registered barbers; qualifications for examination; reciprocity

A.  Any person possessed of the following qualifications other than a barber who is covered by reciprocity as provided for in Subsection B of this Section upon payment of the fee provided in R.S. 37:375 and upon his application shall be examined by the board to determine his qualifications to receive a certificate of registration to practice barbering in Louisiana:

(1)  Be at least eighteen years old.  

(2)  Be of good moral character and temperate habits.  

(3)  Have a diploma showing graduation from high school or have an equivalent education as determined by an examination conducted by the board.  

(4)  Proves to the board's satisfaction by sworn affidavits or otherwise that he has practiced as a licensed barber in another state or country immediately prior to making application in this state.  

B.(1)  A person currently holding a license to engage in barbering issued to him by a proper authority of a state, territory, or possession of the United States of America or the District of Columbia and who in the opinion of the board otherwise meets the requirements of this Chapter upon application may be licensed without further examination if the person holds a certificate issued by a state, territory, or possession of the United States of America or the District of Columbia that has requirements for the certificate that are equivalent to or exceed the requirements of this state and that has similar reciprocal provisions for holders of certificates issued by this state.  

(2)  The applicant shall submit an application to the board on a form prescribed by the board.  

(3)  A current Louisiana certificate shall be issued to the applicant on compliance with this Subsection and the payment of the applicable certification fee as determined by the board.  

(4)  A certificate granted under this Subsection shall allow the holder to engage in the practice of barbering for compensation.  

(5)  The holder of this certificate is subject to the renewal procedures and fees prescribed by this Chapter.  

Acts 1964, No. 309, §1.  Amended by Acts 1976, No. 424, §7; Acts 1984, No. 238, §1.  

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