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HB0127 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT concerning cosmetologists.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail
 5    Technology Act of 1985 is amended by changing Section 3-2  as
 6    follows:

 7        (225 ILCS 410/3-2) (from Ch. 111, par. 1703-2)
 8        (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2006)
 9        Sec. 3-2. Licensure; qualifications.
10        (1)  A  person  is  qualified  to  receive a license as a
11    cosmetologist who has filed an application on forms  provided
12    by the Department, pays the required fees, and:
13             a.  Is at least l6 years of age; and
14             b.  Has  graduated  from  an eighth grade elementary
15        school, or its equivalent; and
16             c.  Has  graduated  from  a  school  of  cosmetology
17        approved by the Department, having completed a  total  of
18        l500  hours  in the study of cosmetology extending over a
19        period of  not  less  than  8  months  nor  more  than  7
20        consecutive  years.   A school of cosmetology may, at its
21        discretion, consistent with  the rules of the Department,
22        accept up to 500 hours of barber  school  training  at  a
23        recognized  barber  school  toward  the l500 hour program
24        requirement of cosmetology.  Time  spent  in  such  study
25        under  the  laws  of  another  state  or territory of the
26        United States or of a foreign country or  province  shall
27        be  credited   toward the period of study required by the
28        provisions of this paragraph; and
29             d.  Has passed  an  examination  authorized  by  the
30        Department to determine fitness to receive a license as a
31        cosmetologist. The requirements for remedial training set
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 1        forth  in  Section 3-6 of this Act may be waived in whole
 2        or in part by the Department upon proof to the Department
 3        that the applicant has demonstrated competence  to  again
 4        sit for the examination.  The Department shall promulgate
 5        rules   establishing   the   standards   by   which  such
 6        determination shall be made; and
 7             e.  Has met any other requirements of this Act.
 8        (2)  If  the  applicant  applies  for  a  license  as   a
 9    cosmetologist after the effective date of this amendatory Act
10    of  the  93rd  General Assembly and on or before September 1,
11    2003  on  September  1,  2000  or  September  2,  2000,   the
12    Department  may  accept  a  verified  10 years of cosmetology
13    experience, which may include esthetics  or  nail  technology
14    experience,   before  July  1,  2003  2000  in  lieu  of  the
15    requirements in items c and  d  of  subsection  (1)  of  this
16    Section.
17    (Source: P.A. 91-863, eff. 7-1-00.)

18        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
19    becoming law.