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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 93         FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 96

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to disclosing financial obligations to students enrolling in cosmetology schools..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

2nd Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 93        FILED ON: 1/7/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 96

By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 96) of Demetrius J. Atsalis relative to the disclosure of financial obligations of students enrolling in schools of cosmetology.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 219 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to disclosing financial obligations to students enrolling in cosmetology schools..
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Section 87U of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “him”, in line 9, the following paragraph:—

                           A school representative shall discuss with all students enrolled at a registered school the student’s obligation when signing any enrollment contract and/or incurring any debt for educational purposes. Such discussions shall include the inadvisability of acquiring an excessive educational debt burden that will be difficult to repay given  employment opportunities and average starting salaries in the student’s chosen  occupation.

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