senate Bill S8862

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the certification of shampoo assistants

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Jul 31, 2020 referred to rules

S8862 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6578
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §408-b, amd §410, Gen Bus L

S8862 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the certification of shampoo assistants; requires applicants of such certificate to have completed a minimum of 500 hours of the required 1,000 hours of an approved course of study in cosmetology in a school duly licensed pursuant to the education law and requires such applicants to remain enrolled in such school until completion of such course.

S8862 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8862 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8862
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 31, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  certification
   of shampoo assistants
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
 408-b to read as follows:
   § 408-B. SHAMPOO ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION. 1. AN APPLICANT FOR A  SHAM-
 POO ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE SHALL HAVE COMPLETED A MINIMUM OF FIVE HUNDRED
 HOURS  OF THE REQUIRED ONE THOUSAND HOURS OF AN APPROVED COURSE OF STUDY
 IN COSMETOLOGY IN A SCHOOL DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THE  EDUCATION  LAW
 AND  SHALL  REMAIN  ENROLLED  IN  SUCH  SCHOOL  UNTIL COMPLETION OF SUCH
 COURSE. THE SECRETARY SHALL PRESCRIBE THE SPECIFIC COURSES AND AMOUNT OF
 HOURS IN SUCH COURSES THAT SHALL BE  PART  OF  SUCH  FIVE  HUNDRED  HOUR
 REQUIREMENT.
   2. EACH APPLICATION SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEE AS PRESCRIBED BY THE
 SECRETARY.
   3.  SUCH CERTIFICATION SHALL BE ISSUED BY THE SECRETARY AFTER AFFIRMA-
 TION BY A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION APPROVED SCHOOL THAT AN INDIVIDUAL HAS
 COMPLETED THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   4. ALL SHAMPOO ASSISTANT CERTIFICATES SHALL EXPIRE ONE YEAR  FROM  THE
 DATE OF ISSUANCE.
   5.  A  CERTIFICATE  ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE POSTED IN
 SOME CONSPICUOUS PLACE IN THE PREMISES LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE
 OR IN THE PLACE WHERE THE PRACTICE OF AN OCCUPATION LICENSED PURSUANT TO
 THIS ARTICLE IS CONDUCTED.
   6. A. SHAMPOO ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION  HOLDERS  SHALL  BE  LIMITED  TO
 PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:
   (I) GREETING AND DRAPING CLIENTS IN PREPARATION FOR SERVICES; AND
   (II) SHAMPOOING AND RINSING CLIENTS IN PREPARATION FOR SERVICES.
   B. SHAMPOO ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION HOLDERS SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM:
   (I) APPLYING CHEMICALS TO CLIENTS;
   (II) PERFORMING HAIRCUTTING TECHNIQUES;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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