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Minnesota Session Laws - 2014, Regular Session

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 169--H.F.No. 2659

An act

relating to state government; exempting a person who performs threading from licensing; authorizing the good cause exemption for rulemaking;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 155A.23, by adding a subdivision; 155A.27, subdivision 9; 155A.29, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 155A.23, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 13.

Threading.

"Threading" is a method of removing hair from the eyebrows, upper lip, or other body parts by using cotton thread to pull hair from follicles. Threading does not include the use of chemicals or any type of wax. Threading may include the use of (1) over-the-counter astringents, gels, and powders; and (2) tweezers and scissors incidental to threading.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 155A.27, subdivision 9, is amended to read:

Subd. 9.

Exemptions.

(a) Persons licensed to provide cosmetology services in other states visiting this state for cosmetology demonstrations shall be exempted from the licensing provisions of sections 155A.21 to 155A.36 if services to consumers are in the physical presence of a licensed cosmetologist.

(b) A person who performs threading shall be exempt from the licensing provisions of sections 155A.21 to 155A.36.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 155A.29, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 6.

Exemption.

The facility in which a person provides threading and no other services requiring licensure by this chapter is exempt from the requirement for a salon license under this section.

Sec. 4.

RULEMAKING; THREADING.

The Board of Cosmetologist Examiners shall amend Minnesota Rules, part 2105.0100, to exempt threading from the practice of cosmetology and classify it as an unregulated service. The board may use the good cause exemption under Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388, to adopt rules under this section, and Minnesota Statutes, section 14.386, does not apply except as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388.

Presented to the governor April 23, 2014

Signed by the governor April 25, 2014, 11:03 a.m.

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