Senate Bill No. 424
(By Senators D. Facemire, Klempa, Green, Yost and Tucker )
[Introduced January 25, 2012; referred to the Committee on Government Organization.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-27-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists; and exempting barbers licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more from continuing education requirements.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §30-27-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.
§30-27-10. Professional license and certificate renewal requirements.
(a) A professional licensee and certificate holder shall annually or biennially on or before January 1, renew his or her professional license or certificate by completing a form prescribed by the board, paying the renewal fee and submitting any other information required by the board.
(b) The board shall charge a fee for each renewal of a license or certificate, and a late fee for any renewal not paid by the due date.
(c) The board shall require as a condition of renewal of a professional license or certificate that each licensee or certificate holder complete continuing education: Provided, That barbers who have been licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more are exempt from the continuing education requirement of this subsection.
(d) The board may deny an application for renewal for any reason which would justify the denial of an original application for a license or certificate.
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to exempt barbers licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more from continuing education requirements.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.)