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WEST virginia legislature

2018 regular session

ENROLLED

Committee Substitute

for

House Bill 2307

By Delegate Howell, Hanna, Hott, Steele, Linville, Pack, Phillips, Cadle, Worrell, Hill and Wilson

[Passed February 11, 2019; in effect ninety days from passage.]

AN ACT to amend and reenact §30-27-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to barbering and cosmetology; removing certain requirements to take an examination for a license; to establish a provisional license to practice in this state by an applicant with an expired license from another state; and directing the board to set the applicable fees for a provisional license.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


§30-27-9. Professional license from another state; license to practice in this state; provisional license to practice in this state.


(a) The board shall issue a professional license to practice to an applicant of good moral character who holds a valid license or other authorization to practice in that particular field from another state, if the applicant demonstrates that he or she:

(1) Holds a valid license or other authorization to practice in another state which was granted after completion of educational requirements required in another state;

(2) Does not have charges pending against his or her valid license or other authorization to practice and has never had a valid license or other authorization to practice revoked;

(3) Has paid the applicable fee;

(4) Is at least 18 years of age;

(5) Has a high school diploma, a GED, or has passed the “ability to benefit test” approved by the United States Department of Education;

(6) Is a citizen of the United States or is eligible for employment in the United States;

(7) Has presented a certificate of health issued by a licensed physician; and

(8) Has fulfilled any other requirement specified by the board.

(b) The board shall award an applicant holding an expired license from another state a provisional license to practice in this state: Provided, That applicant does not have charges pending against his or her expired license or other authorization to practice and has never had a license revoked or other authorization to practice revoked. The provisional license will become a full license after the applicant:

(1) Has worked for one year under the supervision of someone with a valid license in this state;

(2) Does not have any complaints filed against him or her during the year the applicant holds a provisional license;

(3)  Has paid all applicable fees for a provisional license and valid license;

(4) Is at least 18 years of age;

(5) Has a high school diploma, a GED, or has passed the “ability to benefit test” approved by the United States Department of Education;

(6) Is a citizen of the United States or is eligible for employment in the United States;

(7) Has presented a certificate of health issued by a licensed physician; and

(8) Has fulfilled any other requirement specified by the board.

The board may determine the applicable fees for a provisional license: Provided, That the cost shall not exceed one-half the cost of a full license.

 

 

 

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