§ 62-4-101 Short title
§ 62-4-102 Chapter definitions — Exceptions
§ 62-4-103 Board of cosmetology and barber examiners
§ 62-4-104 Terms of board members — Oath — Removal
§ 62-4-105 Board officers, duties and rules
§ 62-4-106 Receipts and disbursements by board
§ 62-4-107 Record of board proceedings — Publication of laws and rules
§ 62-4-108 License required to practice or teach
§ 62-4-109 Persons and activities exempt
§ 62-4-110 Application and qualifications for practicing or teaching — Fees
§ 62-4-111 Examinations
§ 62-4-112 License fees — Penalties
§ 62-4-113 Display of license — Notice of address changes — Penalty
§ 62-4-114 Instructor’s continuing education — Practice by instructor — Instructor may become licensed as cosmetologist — Inactive status
§ 62-4-115 Fee for replacement or correction of license
§ 62-4-116 Reciprocity — License without examination
§ 62-4-117 Duration and renewal of licenses — Fees — Lapsed licenses
§ 62-4-118 Operation of a shop
§ 62-4-119 Responsibilities of owner and manager of shop
§ 62-4-120 Operation of a school
§ 62-4-121 License to operate a school
§ 62-4-122 Students
§ 62-4-123 Time period for completion of coursework
§ 62-4-124 Teaching outside licensed school
§ 62-4-125 Health and safety rules and regulations
§ 62-4-126 Identification of school or shop
§ 62-4-127 Inspections — Cause for suspension, revocation, or for denial of license
§ 62-4-128 Licenses neither transferable nor assignable
§ 62-4-129 Penalties — Jurisdiction
§ 62-4-130 Administrative procedures
§ 62-4-131 Renewal of manicurist and shampooer licenses
§ 62-4-132 Retired inactive license
§ 62-4-133 Promulgation of rules — Use of banned chemicals and gases
§ 62-4-134 Natural hair styling services
§ 62-4-135 Hair braiding services
§ 62-4-137 Animals permitted in shops
§ 62-4-138 License for mobile shop

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 62 > Chapter 4

  • Aesthetics: means any of the following practices:

    • (A) Massaging, cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, beautifying or similar work with hands or mechanical or electrical apparatus or by the use of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions or creams. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102

    • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
    • Board: means the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners created by §. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
    • Child: means an individual who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
    • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
    • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    • Cosmetology: means any of the following practices:

      • (A) Arranging, dressing, curling, waving, cleansing, cutting, singeing, bleaching, coloring or similar work on the hair of any person by any means. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102

      • Cosmetology shop: means any place of business where any person engages or offers to engage in any practice of cosmetology for a fee or other form of compensation, but does not include a manicure shop, skin care shop, or natural hair styling shop. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
      • Court: means an entity authorized under the law of a state to establish, enforce, or modify a child custody determination. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
      • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
      • Designated manager: means a person licensed under chapter 3 or chapter 4 of this title in at least one (1) discipline that a shop is licensed to offer, and who serves in a supervisory or managerial capacity of the shop in the absence of the manager. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
      • Dispute resolution: means the mediation process or alternative dispute resolution process in accordance with Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 unless the parties agree otherwise. See Tennessee Code 36-6-402
      • Dual shop: means any shop licensed by the board where services are performed or offered to be performed in more than one (1) field of cosmetology, including aesthetics, natural hair styling, and manicuring, or in both cosmetology, or a field of cosmetology, and barbering. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
      • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
      • 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.
      • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
      • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
      • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
      • grandparent: includes , but is not limited to:

        • (1) A biological grandparent. See Tennessee Code 36-6-306

        • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
        • Hair braiding: means techniques that result in tension on hair strands, such as twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, or braiding of the hair, by hand or mechanical appliances for compensation, without cutting, coloring, relaxing, removing, chemically treating, or using other preparations to straighten, curl, or alter the structure of the hair. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Hair wrapping: means the wrapping of manufactured materials around a strand or strands of human hair for compensation, without cutting, coloring, permanent waving, relaxing, removing, weaving, chemically treating, braiding, using hair extensions or performing any other service otherwise covered by this chapter. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Instructor trainee: means any person who holds a valid cosmetologist's, manicurist's, aesthetician's or natural hair stylist's license issued by the board who is engaged in a board-approved course in instructor training of at least three hundred (300) hours to be completed within a period of six (6) months, which course includes practice teaching in a school under the personal supervision of a licensed instructor. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Issuing court: means the court that makes a child custody determination for which enforcement is sought under this part. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
        • Junior instructor: means any person who holds a valid cosmetologist's, manicurist's, aesthetician's or natural hair stylist's license issued by the board who is engaged in a course of training in practice teaching in a school under the personal supervision of a licensed instructor for a period of time not to exceed three (3) years. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • 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.
        • License: means a license, certification, registration, permit, approval or other similar document issued to an individual evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, trade, occupation, business, or industry, or to hunt or fish, but does not include a license to practice law unless the supreme court establishes guidelines pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 36-6-501
        • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, trade, occupation, business, or industry, or to hunt or fish. See Tennessee Code 36-6-501
        • Licensing authority: means the board, commission, or agency, excluding the department of safety, that has been established by statute or state regulation to oversee the issuance and regulation of any license. See Tennessee Code 36-6-501
        • Manager: means a person licensed under chapter 3 or chapter 4 of this title in at least one (1) discipline that a shop is licensed to offer, who serves in a supervisory or managerial capacity in the shop, and whose information is filed with the board. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Manicure shop: means any place of business where any person performs or offers to perform only manicuring services for a fee or other form of compensation. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Manicuring: means manicuring or pedicuring the nails of any person or performing nail artistry. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
        • Mobile shop: means any self-contained, self-supporting, enclosed motor vehicle that may be used as a barber shop, cosmetology shop, dual shop, manicure shop, skin care shop, or any other category of shop licensed by the board. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Natural hair styling: means techniques that result in tension on hair strands such as twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking or braiding of the hair by hand or mechanical appliances, which work does not include the application of dyes, reactive chemicals or other preparations to alter the color or to straighten, curl or alter the structure of the hair. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Natural hair styling shop: means a place of business where a person licensed pursuant to this chapter performs or offers to perform only natural hair styling for a fee or other form of compensation. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Natural hair stylist: means a person licensed to practice natural hair styling. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
        • Not in compliance with an order of visitation: means that one parent has intentionally interfered with implementation of a schedule of court-ordered visitation on two (2) or more occasions in any six-month period. See Tennessee Code 36-6-501
        • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
        • Order of visitation: means any order granting a noncustodial parent the right to visit with such parent's child on days and times determined by the court. See Tennessee Code 36-6-501
        • Parenting responsibilities: means those aspects of the parent-child relationship in which the parent makes decisions and performs duties necessary for the care and growth of the child. See Tennessee Code 36-6-402
        • Permanent parenting plan: means a written plan for the parenting and best interests of the child, including the allocation of parenting responsibilities and the establishment of a residential schedule, as well as an award of child support consistent with chapter 5 of this title. See Tennessee Code 36-6-402
        • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Person: means an individual, corporation, business, trust estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
        • Petitioner: means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
        • Physical custody: means the physical care and supervision of a child. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
        • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
        • Primary residential parent: means the parent with whom the child resides more than fifty percent (50%) of the time. See Tennessee Code 36-6-402
        • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
        • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
        • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Respondent: means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
        • Safety razor: means a razor that is fitted with a guard close to the cutting edge of the razor that is intended to:

          • (A) Prevent the razor from cutting too deeply. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102

          • School: means a school of cosmetology. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
          • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
          • severely reduced: means reduction to no contact or token visitation as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 36-6-306
          • Shampooing: means any brushing, combing, shampooing, rinsing or conditioning upon the hair and scalp. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
          • Shop: means a cosmetology shop, manicure shop, skin care shop, or natural hair styling shop. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
          • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Skin care shop: means any place of business where any person performs or offers to perform exclusively aesthetics services for a fee or other form of compensation. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
          • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
          • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
          • Student: means any person who is engaged in learning, performing or assisting in any of the practices of cosmetology under the immediate supervision of an instructor of cosmetology. See Tennessee Code 62-4-102
          • Temporary parenting plan: means a plan for the temporary parenting and the best interests of the child, including the establishment of a temporary residential schedule, and the establishment of temporary financial support designed to maintain the financial status quo to the extent possible, consistent with chapter 5 of this title, and the guidelines thereunder. See Tennessee Code 36-6-402
          • Testify: Answer questions in court.
          • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
          • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
          • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
          • Warrant: means an order issued by a court authorizing law enforcement officers to take physical custody of a child. See Tennessee Code 36-6-205
          • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105