Current as of: 2010
A. The board shall:
(1) adopt and file, in accordance with the State Rules Act [14-4-1 NMSA 1978], rules necessary to carry out the provisions of the Barbers and Cosmetologists Act [61-17A-1 NMSA 1978] and the Body Art Safe Practices Act [61-17B-1 NMSA 1978];
(2) establish fees;
(3) provide for the examination, licensure and license renewal of applicants for licensure;
(4) establish standards for and provide for the examination, licensure and license renewal of manicurists-pedicurists, estheticians, electrologists and body artists and operators pursuant to the Body Art Safe Practices Act;
(5) adopt a seal;
(6) furnish copies of rules and sanitary requirements adopted by the board to each owner or manager of an establishment, enterprise or school;
(7) keep a record of its proceedings and a register of applicants for licensure;
(8) provide for the licensure of barbers, cosmetologists, manicurists-pedicurists, estheticians, body artists and operators pursuant to the Body Art Safe Practices Act, electrologists, instructors, schools, enterprises and establishments;
(9) establish administrative penalties and fines;
(10) create and establish standards and fees for special licenses;
(11) establish guidelines for schools to calculate tuition refunds for withdrawing student; and
(12) hire an administrator and other such staff as necessary to carry out the provisions of the Body Art Safe Practices Act.
B. The board may establish continuing education requirements as requirements for licensure.
C. A member of the board, its employees or agents may enter and inspect a school, enterprise or establishment at any time during regular business hours for the purpose of determining compliance with the Barbers and Cosmetologists Act and the Body Art Safe Practices Act.
Questions & Answers: Barbers