09.16.01 - Board of Barbers - Final Regulations
FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 45, ISSUE 20,
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Subtitle 16 BOARD OF BARBERS
09.16.01 General Regulations
Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, Titles 4 and 5; Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.13 and 2-106.14; Annotated Code of Maryland; Ch. 256, Acts of 2017
Notice of Final Action
On September 10, 2018, the Board of Barbers adopted the repeal of existing Regulation .08 and adopted new Regulation .08 under COMAR 09.16.01 General Regulations. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 45:15 Md. R. 730—731 (July 20, 2018), has been adopted as proposed.
Effective Date: October 8, 2018.
Board of Barbers
A. Purpose. This regulation is intended to carry out the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Titles 4 and 5, and Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.13 and 2-106.14, Annotated Code of Maryland. In particular, it is intended to set various fees in order to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the State Board of Barbers and State Board of Cosmetologists.
(1) In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated.
(2) Terms Defined.
(a) “Barber shop permit fee” means the fee paid by an applicant or licensee, as applicable, in connection with the issuance and renewal of a barber shop permit.
(b) “Barbers Board” means the State Board of Barbers.
(c) “Cosmetologists Board” means the State Board of Cosmetologists.
(d) “License fee” means the fee paid by an applicant or licensee, as applicable, in connection with the issuance and renewal of a license and the issuance of a limited license and a reciprocal license.
(e) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.
C. Examination Fees. An applicant for examination or reexamination shall pay an examination or reexamination fee directly to the testing service chosen by the Barbers Board to develop or administer the examination.
D. Average of Costs. In order to establish fees that more equitably distribute the costs associated with the operation of each board among similar boards, the Secretary may average the direct and indirect costs of the Barbers Board and the Cosmetologists Board, provided that the boards consent to having their direct and indirect costs averaged together.
E. As provided for in Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.13 and 2-106.14, Annotated Code of Maryland, and this regulation, the Barbers Board sets the following license and permit fees:
(1) Owner — $50;
(2) Master barber — $50;
(3) Barber — $50;
(4) Barber stylist — $50;
(5) Apprentice — $10;
(6) Duplicate — 1/2 the applicable fee set forth in this section;
(7) Reinstatement — $50;
(8) Certification — $25; and
(9) Inspection — $150.
F. A separate payment is required for each application.
G. Payment in cash may not be accepted.
H. All fees are nonrefundable.