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TDLR Seeks Industry Input for Enforcement Plan

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Enforcement division is developing an enforcement plan for the Laser Hair Removal industry and is seeking input from anyone involved in the industry. The enforcement plan, which is required by Texas Occupations Code, §51.302(c), sets out the ranges of penalties and license sanctions that apply to alleged… Read More about TDLR Seeks Industry Input for Enforcement Plan

Governor’s Executive Order Regarding Masks and Business Capacity

The Governor’s Executive Order removes state-imposed restrictions on business capacity and masks. Effective Wednesday, March 10, there are no COVID-19 related operating limits for any business or other establishment. Individuals are strongly encouraged to wear masks over the nose and mouth wherever it is not feasible to maintain six feet of social distancing from another person who… Read More about Governor’s Executive Order Regarding Masks and Business Capacity

Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders

Applicants can apply for new licenses and renew licenses online. TDLR strongly encourages you to take advantage of the opportunity to apply or renew online. The process is secure and easy to use – and faster than submitting paper-based applications and supporting documents, especially as TDLR deals with significant staffing issues related to COVID-19. Access the online… Read More about Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders

Attorney General Issues Guidance Re: Barbershop, Cosmetology Salon, Nail Salon, Esthetician Salon, Massage Establishment and Laser Hair Establishments Closures

Yesterday, the Texas Attorney General’s Office released a guidance letter to address questions relating to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18. Barbershops, cosmetology salons (including nail and esthetician), massage establishments, and laser hair establishments must remain closed until further notice. The Governor’s order overrides conflicting local and county orders.

Cosmetology Salons, Nail Salons, Estheticians, Mini-Salons, Barber Shops, Laser Hair Removal Establishments and Massage Therapy Establishments Remain Closed

Under Executive Order GA-18 issued by Gov. Greg Abbott on April 27, all cosmetology salons (including nail salons, estheticians, and mini-salons), barber shops, laser hair removal establishments and massage establishments shall continue to remain closed. Executive Order GA-18 overrides all local and county orders. Whether a salon or shop is a sole proprietorship or not, they… Read More about Cosmetology Salons, Nail Salons, Estheticians, Mini-Salons, Barber Shops, Laser Hair Removal Establishments and Massage Therapy Establishments Remain Closed

Changes to Laser Hair Removal Law(s)

House Bill 2847 passed by the 86th Texas Legislature, amended Health and Safety Code, Chapter 401, Sections 501-522, relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations, activities, and agreements; providing a civil penalty; authorizing fees; requiring an occupational registration and an occupational license. House Bill 2847 and the changes to Chapter 401, Sections 501-522… Read More about Changes to Laser Hair Removal Law(s)