1. The Laws of New York
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  4. Article 28: Practice of Barbering


Section 441 Suspension and revocation of licenses and certificates

General Business (GBS)

(a) A license to engage in the practice of barbering or to conduct a barber shop or a certificate of an apprentice may be suspended or revoked or in lieu thereof a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars payable to the department of state or a reprimand may be imposed by the secretary of state, for any one or more of the following causes:

  1. Refusal to submit to physical examination when ordered by the secretary of state, pursuant to subdivision three of section four hundred thirty-three.

  2. Practice by a person having an infectious or communicable disease.

  3. Habitual drunkenness or unlawful use of a habit-forming drug.

  4. Fraud or bribery in securing a certificate by an apprentice or in securing a license or permission to take an examination therefor.

  5. The making of any false statement as to a material matter in any application or other statement or certificate required by or pursuant to this article.

  6. Incompetency.

  7. Failure to display the license or certificate as provided in this article.

  8. Violation of any provision of this article, or of any rule or regulation adopted hereunder, or of any applicable sanitary code.

  9. Conviction of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude.

  10. Conviction under subdivision one of section sixty-five of the alcoholic beverage control law where such conviction was for the sale of alcohol to a person actually under the age of twenty-one and the offense occurred at the barber's place of business.

  (b) Whenever the license to practice barbering or the license to conduct a barber shop or the certificate of an apprentice is revoked, such license or certificate shall not be reinstated or reissued until after the expiration of a period of one year from the date of such revocation.