(225 ILCS 410/3-3) (from Ch. 111, par. 1703-3)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
    Sec. 3-3. Licensure as a cosmetologist by a barber school graduate. A person is qualified to receive a license as a cosmetologist if that person has filed an application on forms provided by the Department, has paid the required fees, and:
        a. Is at least 16 years of age; and
        b. Has a certificate of graduation from a school
providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate, or is beyond the age of compulsory school attendance; and
        c. Has graduated from a school of barbering approved
by the Department having completed 1500 hours in the study of barbering, and a minimum of 500 additional hours in the study of cosmetology extending over a period of no less than 3 months nor more than one year. Time spent in such study under the laws of another state or territory of the United States or of a foreign country or province shall be credited toward the period of study required by the provisions of this paragraph; and
        d. Has passed an examination authorized by the
Department to determine fitness to receive a license as a cosmetologist; and
        e. Has met any other requirements of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-427, eff. 8-21-15.)