Advisory Board on Cosmetology Meeting


Monday, August 19, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.
Twin Towers Office Center
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of minutes – Meeting of January 28, 2013
  4. Public Comment
  5. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Legislative update
      2. Outreach Initiatives
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Speaking engagements and training/education/outreach activities
      2. Bill Implementation Update
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Examination update and statistics
      2. PSI Open House
      3. Exam Pass Rate by School
      4. Speaking engagements and training/education/outreach activities
      5. Temporary license printing at PSI
      6. Education update and statistics
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement statistics - cases, orders, penalties, trends
      2. Highlights of selected cases
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing statistics – new and renewal registrations, online applications, trends
      2. Update on licensing forms
    6. Field Operations
      1. New Division Update
      2. Public Outreach
      3. Inspection Statistics
  6. Education and Examination work group reports on the number of theory hours that may be earned by cosmetology students through distance learning
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments, new rules, and/or repeals at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 83, to implement Senate Bill 362, House Bill 2095 and House Bill 619, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session (2013), the Department’s fee review pursuant to Texas Occupations Code §51.202, and the Commission’s general rulemaking authority to administer the Cosmetology program
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 83, §§83.100(4)(c) and (6) and 83.101(c)(1) – (5) relating to eliminating the use of Isopropyl or Ethyl alcohol as department-approved disinfectants in cosmetology establishments
  9. Discussion regarding possible safety issues regarding hair straightening products containing formaldehyde
  10. Discussion regarding internship practicum for cosmetology students
  11. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  12. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  13. Adjournment

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