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      RS 37:585     


§585.  Examination team

A.  The board may employ an examination team and may contract with a testing service to conduct the examinations of applicants required under the provisions of this Chapter.

B.  The examination team shall be composed of no more than six registered cosmetologists who fulfill the following requirements:

(1)  Are registered voters of the state and who have been domiciled in the state for at least twelve consecutive months prior to employment as examination team members.

(2)  Were actively engaged in the practice of cosmetology in the state for a minimum of five consecutive years.

(3)  Are not connected either directly or indirectly with ownership of a registered school in the state.  "Connected" shall mean having an ownership interest, being employed by or having a contract with a school, or having an immediate family member who has an ownership interest in a school.

(4)  Are not employed by a licensed school in the state.

C.  Each examination team member shall receive compensation in the form of a per diem in the amount set forth in R.S. 37:599 and may be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of his duties, as approved by the board, and paid in accordance with state travel regulations.

D.  A board member who has no ownership interest in any school may serve as an examination team member in the absence of any examination team member.  Any board member who serves on an examination team shall be reimbursed the per diem for board members set forth in R.S. 37:599.

Acts 2001, No. 907, §2, eff. June 26, 2001; Acts 2007, No. 106, §1, eff. June 22, 2007; Acts 2010, No. 728, §1.

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