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      RS 37:591     


§591.  Requirements for certification as a beauty shop or salon

A.  No person or entity shall operate a beauty shop or salon in the state of Louisiana without a certificate of registration issued by the board.

B.  In order to obtain a certificate of registration as a beauty shop or salon, the owner of such business shall do the following:

(1)  Certify that all persons employed at such facility are appropriately licensed by their respective licensing board.

(2)  Demonstrate that the required physical, sanitary, and administrative facilities have been established.

(3)  Submit an initial application for a new shop location along with the appropriate fee specified in R.S. 37:599.

(4)  Include the words "beauty shop" or "salon" in any sign or advertisement for cosmetology services.

(5)  Designate, by placing a sign containing at least four-inch lettering, areas of his beauty shop or salon as areas where only cosmetology shall be practiced and areas where only barbering shall be practiced.

(6)  Repealed by Acts 2010, No. 728, §2.

C.  No person shall accept employment or continue employment in a beauty shop, salon, or other facility unless the facility possesses a certificate of registration issued by the appropriate licensing board.

D.  No person licensed by the Louisiana Board of Cosmetology shall provide any service for which a license, certificate of registration or permit issued by the board is required, outside of any facility licensed by that board or the Louisiana Board of Barber Examiners, except for the following:

(1)  In the residence of a client who is chronically ill or disabled and who has presented a physician's certificate indicating that the client is chronically ill or disabled; or who has presented evidence that the client has been awarded Social Security Disability or Supplemental Income Disability Benefits.

(2)  In a hospital or infirmary for a patient.

(3)  In a funeral establishment.

(4) At a temporary site such as a television, motion picture, video or theatrical production, photographic session, or similar activity.

(5)  At a retail establishment to demonstrate cosmetics in connection with the sale of cosmetics.

Acts 2001, No. 907, §2, eff. June 26, 2001; Acts 2004, No. 808, §1, eff. July 12, 2004; Acts 2010, No. 728, §§1, 2.

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