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Utah Increases Licensure Hours, Bans MMA

March 11, 2005  | News

Beginning January 1, 2006, would-be nail technicians in Utah will have to stay in school a little longer. The state passed legislation increasing licensure hours from 200 to 300. In addition, the state banned MMA and also clarified the definition for nail techs to work on the hands, feet, and nails.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   MMA   state licensing  

North Carolina Requires CEUs for Licensees

March 3, 2005  | News

It used to be that only instructors were required to take eight hours of continuing education units. Now licensees in North Carolina are also being asked to take CEUs.

Keywords: continuing education   licensing   North Carolina   state licensing  

Colorado Deals with E-File Training Fraud

March 3, 2005  | News

The Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure has cracked down on two schools for issuing fraudulent electric file certificates in violation of Rule 9 of the office’s rules and regulations.

Keywords: AEFM   electric file safety   electric files   licensing   state licensing  

Hear Ye, Hear Ye

September 1, 2003  | Article

During the NAILS Roundtable Breakfast in Las Vegas, nail techs, salon owners, manufacturers, and educators took a frank look at the state of the industry and discussed the challenges facing nails today. Echoing concerns as old the industry, education and sanitation proved to be the hot topics.

Keywords: Darlene Feric   industry issues   licensing  

The Licensing Prosecution Process

August 1, 2001  | Article

What happens when a nail technician or salon is reported to a state board or other regulating agency? Here’s a simplified rundown on what happens – beginning with the initial complaint and ending, in some case, with an arrest.

Keywords: legislation   licensing  

Changes For Georgia State Board

August 1, 2000  | Article

As of July 1, 2000, the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology has new requirements for nail techs. With the passing of Senate Bill 95, the number of hours of required schooling has gone up from 320 to 525.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  

Alaska, Connecticut Closer to Licensing for Nail Technicians

July 1, 1999  | Article

Of the four states still left without any kind of licensing regulations (Alaska, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Utah) regarding nail technicians, the first two are well on their way to making a change for the better.

Keywords: Alaska   Connecticut   legislation   licensing   Nebraska  

State Boards: They Serve & Protect

November 1, 1998  | Article

Behind the bureaucracies of the state boards are your peers — working cosmetologists and nail technicians charged with protecting your — and their — customers' health and safety.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  

Alabama Licensing in Peril?

October 1, 1998  | Article

Licensed nail technicians and nails-only schools and their students were notified by letter in mid-April that the Alabama Board of Cosmetology was reviewing the provisions and authorization of Alabama’s managing manicurist, manicure instructor, manicure salon, and manicure school licenses.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  

The California DCA Has Council

June 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: California state regulations   licensing   state licensing  

Nail Association Seeks Industry Preservation

May 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: associations   licensing   MMA  

Licensing Scam Traced to Nail Schools

July 1, 1997  | Article

Two schools have been revealed as “diploma mills,” selling certification of school hours. More than 2,000 licensees are suspected of holding fraudulent licenses.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Florida   licensing   licensing fraud   state licensing  

South Dakota Gets Separate Licensing for Nail Techs

June 1, 1997  | Article

The bill was sponsored by Sen. Jim D. Thompson, Sen. Alan Aker, Rep. Kay S. Jorgensen, Rep. Steve Cutler, Rep. Michael DeMersseman, Rep. Roger W. Hunt, and Rep. Robert A. Roe.

Keywords: licensing   South Dakota   state licensing  

As I See It: California Once Again Center of Controversy

May 1, 1997  | Article

Last year, the DCA indicated, among other proposals, that it might lower educational requirements for cosmetologists. 

Keywords: California state regulations   licensing   state licensing  

Licensing Under Fire

November 1, 1996  | Article

Do sunset reviews mean the end of cosmetology licensing? Not necessarily, but they do require the government to evaluate the relevance of licensing and education of cosmetologists. This year, 12 states are scrutinizing the cosmetology industry.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing   state regulations  

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