BARBER APPRENTICE CHANGES.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 426 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 28, 2017
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE STATUTES GOVERNING APPRENTICESHIPS AND TEMPORARY PERMITS FOR LICENSURE ISSUED BY THE STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS.
Intro. by Krawiec, Dunn.

Status: Re-ref to Finance. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 20 2017)
S 426

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 28 2017 - More information

    Amends GS 86A-11, adding new subsection (e) to direct the State Board of Barber Examiners (Board) to grant a temporary permit upon payment of the specified fee in GS 86A-25 to graduates of a barber school that pass the initial written examination and pass the initial practical examination with a score of 85% or higher. Allows the permitee to apply for examination and certification to become a registered barber pursuant to GS Chapter 86A one year after receiving a temporary permit. Provides that a temporary permit remains valid until the first Board examination of applicants for certification as a registered barber is held that is more than one year after issuance of the temporary permit. Amends 86A-25 to set the temporary permit fee at $50.

    Amends GS 86A-24, adding new subsection (d) exempting from the apprenticeship requirement applicants who pass the initial written examination and pass the practical examination with a score of 85% or higher, and allow those applicants to apply for a temporary permit pursuant to GS 86A-11(e) as enacted. Provides that applicants who pass the initial written examination and pass the initial practical examination with a score of less than 85% are permitted to retake the initial practical examination no more than two additional times upon the payment of the fee authorized in GS 86A-25. Provides that individuals holding a current and valid apprentice license that have passed the initial written examination and have passed the initial practical examination with a score of 85% or higher are entitled to obtain a temporary permit pursuant to this new subsection upon payment of the fee authorized under GS 86A-25. Makes existing language gender neutral.

    Effective October 1, 2017.


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