WEST virginia Legislature
2017 regular session
House Bill 2348
By Delegates Howell, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Westfall, Miller, Hamrick, Higginbotham, Harshbarger and Ward
[Introduced February 13,
to the Committee on Government Organization.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-27-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §30-27-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.
§30-27-12. Student registration; classes.
(a) Prior to commencing studies in a licensed school, a student shall acquire a student registration issued by the board.
(b) An applicant for a student registration shall present satisfactory evidence that he or she meets the following conditions:
(1) Is enrolled as a student in a licensed school;
(2) Is of good moral character;
(3) Has paid the required fee;
(4) Has presented a certificate of health issued by a licensed physician; and
(5) Is a citizen of the United States or is eligible for employment in the United States.
(c) The student registration is good during the prescribed period of study for the student.
(d) The student may perform acts constituting barbering, hairstyling, cosmetology, aesthetics or nail care in a school under the general supervision of a master or certified instructor.
(e) The student is not required to take class hours that are consecutive.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to eliminate any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive when studying professions regulated by the board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.