Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners Rules Update
Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 4-3-1306(d), you are receiving this notice because you have elected to receive notification by e-mail of certain changes or potential changes to the law applicable to your profession. You may have received a similar notice on or about April 12, 2017 regarding these rules. The following rules become effective on June 30, 2017, except that the fee increases become effective on July 1, 2017. These rules may impact you as a holder of a license with the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (“Board”). Highlights to these new changes are as follows:
New rule amendments regarding fees:
0440-02-.13 - Increases the fees for individual licenses, individual renewals, shop licenses, shop renewals, and reciprocity. Adds a fee for new dual shop licenses, dual shop license renewals, annual school renewals, and retiring a license.
0200-01-.11 - Adds specific rules regarding candidates scheduling examinations and paying fees for master barber registration, master barber instructor registration and technician registration. Adds rules regarding reinstating a master barber registration or technician registration that has been expired for more than three years. Decreases registration fees, renewal fees, and penalties for late renewal fees for master barbers, technicians, barber instructors, barber schools and colleges. Adds a fee for retirement of a license, new dual shop license, and dual shop license renewal. Increases the fee for a lost, misplaced or mutilated certificate of registration.
Complete copies of the new rules are available for review on the Secretary of State’s website under Pending Rules: http://share.tn.gov/sos/rules_filings/03-08-17.pdf
If you have any questions or concerns about these rules, please contact Cherrelle Hooper, Assistant General Counsel, at (615) 741-3072 or electronically at Cherrelle.Hooper@tn.gov .