Advisory Board on Cosmetology Meeting


Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:30 p.m.
North Campus Building - 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Ste. 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes - Meeting of February 8, 2016
  4. Public Comment
    ** Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Bill Implementation Update
      2. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      3. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division Report
      1. Public Outreach
      2. Compliance Statistics
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      2. Education, Examination, and School Services
      3. Cosmetology Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement Statistics
      2. Selected Case Highlights
    5. Field Operations
      1. Most Common Violations
      2. Division Projects
      3. Personnel Updates
      4. Inspection Statistics
    6. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendations on workgroup reports:
    1. Administrative Rules Workgroup
    2. Education Workgroup
    3. Health and Safety Workgroup
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on proposed amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 83, to implement legislative changes from the 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017), regarding the Cosmetology program. The proposed amendments include removing the requirement for a shampoo apprentice permit or shampoo specialty certificate; eliminating risk-based inspections; clarifying the definition of cosmetology to exclude threading; authorizing licensed schools to account for hours on the basis of clock or credit; allowing standards to be established for equivalency and conversion of clock to credit hours and vice versa; and removing square footage, chair, and sink requirements for private beauty culture schools; and distinguishing between larger and specialty school requirements.
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation on Teaching Plans
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for the next Advisory Board meeting
  10. Discussion of dates, times, and location of next Advisory Board meeting
  11. Adjournment