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Barbering and Cosmetology Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, October 31, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
Video Conference Meeting

This meeting will take place via videoconference and will be broadcast on TDLR's YouTube channel.  The meeting agenda and materials are available on the department’s webpage at www.tdlr.texas.gov. If you need materials in an alternate format, contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least five working days before the meeting date.  Phone: (512) 463-6599, E-MAIL: open.meetings@tdlr.texas.gov, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes – August 19, 2022 meeting
  4. Public Comment
    Any person wishing to address the Board must submit an Email by following the Public Comment Instructions found on the last page of the agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to the Board liaison at board.comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 PM, Friday, October 28, 2022. TDLR office will not be open for public comment.
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Case Highlights
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Exam Updates
      3. Summit Updates
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Outreach
    6. Field Inspections Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
      3. Current Projects
    7. Executive Office
      1. Bill Implementation Update
      2. Communication Outreach Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible creation of a new Workgroup, or assignment of a current Workgroup, to study and provide recommendations on which products, preparations, or procedures should be allowed or prohibited in the practice of barbering or cosmetology, based on whether they come into contact with or penetrate the dermis layer of the skin, including microcurrent devices and other energy-emitting devices.
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 82, §§82.10, 82.20, 82.80, and 82.120; and the proposed repeal of existing rules at §§82.21-82.23, 82.26, 82.28, 82.29, 82.31, 82.40, 82.50-82.52, 82.54, 82.65, 82.70-82.74, 82.77, 82.78, 82.90, and 82.100-82.114, regarding the Barbering and Cosmetology program. The proposed rules implement House Bill (HB) 1560, Article 3, 87th Legislature, Regular Session (2021), which consolidates the barbering and cosmetology professions into a single Barbering and Cosmetology program, with new license types and standardized requirements for practitioners, establishments, and schools. This agenda item includes discussion of the public comments received on the proposed rules.
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 83, §§83.1, 83.10, 83.20-83.26, 83.28, 83.29, 83.40, 83.51, 83.70-83.74, 83.77, 83.78, 83.80, 83.90, 83.100-83.108, 83.110-83.115, and 83.120; the proposed new rules at §§83.2, 83.31, 83.50, 83.65, and 83.200-83.202; and the proposed repeal of existing rules at §§83.31, 83.50, 83.52, 83.54, 83.65, and 83.109, regarding the Barbering and Cosmetology program. The proposed rules implement House Bill (HB) 1560, Article 3, 87th Legislature, Regular Session (2021), which consolidates the barbering and cosmetology professions into a single Barbering and Cosmetology program, with new license types and standardized requirements for practitioners, establishments, and schools. This agenda item includes discussion of the public comments received on the proposed rules.
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for the next Advisory Board meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Advisory Board meeting
  11. Adjournment

The Barbering and Cosmetology Advisory Board will accept public comment for the October 31, 2022 meeting. 

Written comments must be submitted to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022. Comments will be provided to the Board members for their review prior to the meeting but will not be read aloud during the public meeting. 

If you wish to address the Board during the public meeting, please provide your contact information to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022. During the meeting, you will receive an email with a link/phone number to join the meeting. You will be given no more than three (3) minutes to speak. The presiding officer may reduce the time provided for public comments based on the number of requests received. Ensure that you have a reliable connection and clear audio. Sharing of pre-recorded audio or video is not allowed during the public comment period.

**Please email your public comment request to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov. **

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST IS 12:00 PM, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2022

Email request for Public Comment must include:

Failure to provide the information requested directly above could result in your comment being delayed or taken out of order.