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CHAPTER 106--S.F.No. 2898

An act

relating to state government; exempting hairstyling and makeup application from licensing; modifying an appropriation;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 155A.23, by adding subdivisions; 155A.27, subdivision 9; 155A.29, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 10, article 1, section 28.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 155A.23, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 19.

Hairstyling.

"Hairstyling" is the practice of cleaning, drying, arranging, or styling hair. It includes the use of hair sprays and topical agents, such as shampoos and conditioners. It also includes the use and styling of hair extensions and wigs. It does not include cutting or the application of dyes, bleach, reactive chemicals, keratin, or other preparations to color or alter the structure of hair.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 155A.23, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 20.

Makeup services.

"Makeup services" is the application of a cosmetic to enhance the face or skin, including powder, foundation, rouge, eyeshadow, eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick. Makeup services includes the application of makeup applied using an airbrush. Makeup services does not include the application of permanent makeup, tattooing, or facial services.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, 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.

(c) A person who performs only hairstyling and makeup services shall be exempt from the licensing provisions of sections 155A.21 to 155A.36 if the person has completed a four-hour course in health, safety, and infection-control matters and state law online or in person under section 155A.271, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), from a board-approved continuing education provider, and carries proof of completion of the course when providing these services.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 155A.29, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 7.

Exemption.

The facility in which all persons provide hairstyling and makeup services exempted under section 155A.27, subdivision 9, paragraph (c), and no other services requiring licensure by this chapter, is exempt from the requirement for a salon license under this section.

Sec. 5.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 10, article 1, section 28, is amended to read:

Sec. 28.

BOARD OF COSMETOLOGIST EXAMINERS

$ 2,904,000 $ 2,935,000 2,923,000

Presented to the governor May 18, 2020

Signed by the governor May 27, 2020, 11:18 a.m.