154.001 BOARD OF BARBER AND COSMETOLOGIST EXAMINERS CREATED;
(a) A Board of Barber and Cosmetologist Examiners is established to consist of three barber
members, three cosmetologist members, and one public member, as defined in section
appointed by the governor.
(b) The barber members shall be persons who have practiced as registered barbers in this
state for at least five years immediately prior to their appointment; shall be graduates from the
12th grade of a high school or have equivalent education, and shall have knowledge of the
matters to be taught in registered barber schools, as set forth in section
. One of the barber
members shall be a member of, or recommended by, a union of journeymen barbers that has
existed at least two years, and one barber member shall be a member of, or recommended by, a
professional organization of barbers.
(c) All cosmetologist members must be currently licensed in the field of cosmetology in
Minnesota, have practiced in the licensed occupation for at least five years immediately prior to
their appointment, be graduates from the 12th grade of high school or have equivalent education,
and have knowledge of sections
and Minnesota Rules, chapters 2642 and 2644.
The cosmetologist members shall be members of, or recommended by, a professional organization
of cosmetologists, manicurists, or estheticians.
(d) Membership terms, compensation of members, removal of members, the filling of
membership vacancies, and fiscal year and reporting requirements shall be as provided in sections
. The provision of staff, administrative services and office space; the review
and processing of complaints; the setting of board fees; and other provisions relating to board
operations shall be as provided in chapter 214.
(e) Members appointed to fill vacancies caused by death, resignation, or removal shall serve
during the unexpired term of their predecessors.
(f) The barber members of the board shall separately oversee administration, enforcement,
and regulation of, and adoption of rules under, sections
. The cosmetologist members of the board
shall separately oversee administration, enforcement, and regulation of, and adoption of rules
. Staff hired by the board, including inspectors, shall serve both
History: (5846-21) 1927 c 316 s 21; 1929 c 270 s 22; 1973 c 376 s 4; 1973 c 638 s 34;
1975 c 136 s 38; 1976 c 222 s 105; 1976 c 239 s 60; 1991 c 199 art 1 s 47; 1991 c 282 s 22;
2004 c 269 art 3 s 18; 2005 c 27 s 2,9