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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 87BB: Aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing and manicuring; licensing of schools; fee; examination and licensing of instructors; rules and regulations

Section 87BB. The board may license or approve any school which it approves, upon payment of a fee as provided in section 87CC, and such license may be renewed upon payment of a renewal fee as provided in said section 87CC; provided, that standards of professional training at the school are maintained and satisfactory to the board and sufficient courses are offered at the school.

The board shall also issue licenses to all instructors to teach aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing or manicuring who have adequate experience and education and meet any examination determined by the board.

A person not licensed as an instructor shall not instruct in aesthetics, barbering, cosmetology, electrolysis, hairdressing or manicuring in any school except as authorized by the board.

No person shall be examined as an instructor or licensed as such nor granted a temporary license unless, at the time of filing the application for examination, that person has successfully completed a 4–year high school course or possesses the educational equivalent thereof.

The board may make such reasonable rules and regulations as are necessary for the proper conduct of schools, qualifications of instructors, courses of study and hours of study and as to standards of professional training.