No person shall engage in the practice of electrology, except as provided in this section, until such person has obtained a license issued by the department. No person shall receive a license, except as provided in this section, until such person has passed a written, oral and practical examination prescribed by the department with the advice and consent of the board. The examination shall be administered to applicants by the department under the supervision of the board. All applications to the department for examination shall be in writing signed by the applicant and upon blanks, furnished by the department, which shall set forth such facts concerning the applicant as the department may require. Application to the department shall be accompanied by a fee of one hundred fifty dollars. No person shall be eligible for examination under the provisions of this chapter unless the department finds, from evidence satisfactory to it, presented by the applicant, that such person has met the educational and other requirements prescribed by the board with the consent of the department. The department shall issue a license to any person who has passed such examination, which license shall include a statement that the person named therein has been examined and found qualified to practice electrology. The department may waive the written examination for a person who has passed the written examination of a nationally recognized board or agency approved by the department and the board. The department may refuse to grant a license, or the board may revoke such license or take any action set forth in § 19a-17 for the following reasons: (1) The employment of fraud or deception in applying for admittance to examination or in the act of taking an examination; (2) addiction to alcoholic liquor, narcotics or other habit-forming drugs; or (3) conviction in a court of competent jurisdiction, either within or without this state, of any crime in the practice of the person’s profession. Such person shall file with the department such certificates and a statement on blanks furnished by the department, subscribed to by the applicant, which shall set forth such person’s name, age, place of birth, residence, academic and professional training with such other information as the department requires, and such person shall thereupon receive from the department a license to practice electrology. Such license shall include a statement that the person named therein is qualified to practice electrology. Such license shall also contain a statement defining the practice of electrology. The department shall establish a passing score for examinations with the consent of the board. No license shall be issued under this section to any applicant against whom professional disciplinary action is pending or who is the subject of an unresolved complaint in this or any other state or territory.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 20-270

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Board: means the Board of Examiners of Electrologists. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-267
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-267
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • practice of electrology: means the permanent removal of superfluous hair by electrical or other methods approved by the Commissioner of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-267