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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 87DD: Aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing and manicuring; entry into shops or schools; inspection; complaints; investigation

[ Text of section effective until July 1, 2016. For text effective July 1, 2016, see below.]

  Section 87DD. The board may enter and inspect any shop or school in a proper manner at any time during business hours thereof. Whenever a complaint is made to the board that any person has suffered personal injury as a result of the practice of the occupation of aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrology, hairdressing or manicuring or that any person has been exposed to a hazard to the public's health, safety or welfare or that any contagious or infectious disease has been imparted, at any shop, or that any shop or school is kept in an unsanitary condition or that any person has been engaged in aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing or manicuring is in violation of sections 87T to 87JJ, inclusive, the board shall visit and inspect such school or place where such violation is alleged to have occurred and enforce said sections 87T to 87JJ, inclusive. The board may investigate the standard of professional training at any school and the sufficiency of the course or courses there given.

Chapter 112: Section 87DD. Aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrology, hairdressing and manicuring; entry into shops or schools; inspection; complaints; investigation

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 133, Sec. 87 effective July 1, 2016. See 2016, 133, Sec. 203. For text effective until July 1, 2016, see above.]

  Section 87DD. The board may enter and inspect a shop, school or mobile business in a proper manner at any time during the business hours of the shop, school or mobile business. If a complaint is made to the board that: (i) a person has suffered personal injury as a result of the occupational practice of aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrology, hairdressing or manicuring; (ii) a person has been exposed to a hazard to the public's health, safety or welfare; (iii) a contagious or infectious disease has been imparted at a shop or by a licensee or authorized mobile business; (iv) a shop, school or location where mobile services are performed is being kept in an unsanitary condition; or (v) a person has been engaged in aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing or manicuring in violation of sections 87T to 87JJ, inclusive, the board shall visit and inspect the shop, school or mobile business where the violation is alleged to have occurred and enforce sections 87T to 87JJ, inclusive, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The board may investigate the standard of professional training at a school and the sufficiency of any courses offered at the school.