Chapter 149

(House Bill 1169)

An Act to modify the licensing of barbers.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 36-14-9 be AMENDED:

36-14-9. The Board of Barber Examiners may promulgate reasonable rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, for the administration of the provisions of this chapter and to prescribe sanitary requirements for barbershops and barber schools.A copy of the rules promulgated by the board shall be furnished by the board to the owner or manager of each barbershop and barber school. A copy of the rules shall be posted in a conspicuous place in each barbershop or barber school.

The Board of Barber Examiners may also promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to establish:

(1) The fee for the annual renewal of the certificate of registration for barbers pursuant to § 36-14-24;

(2) The fee for the operation of a barber school or college pursuant to § 36-14-24;

(3) The fee for the operation of a barbershop pursuant to § 36-14-27; and

(4) The procedures governing the inspection of barbershops and the barbershop equipment pursuant to § 36-14-28.

Section 2. That § 36-14-13 be AMENDED:

36-14-13. Any person who is at least eighteen years of age and has passed a satisfactory examination conducted by the Board of Barber Examiners to determine the person's fitness to practice barbering meets the following requirements is entitled to a license or certificate of registration as a registered barber:

(1) Is at least eighteen years old;

(2) Submits an application in compliance with § 36-14-18;

(3) Completes fifteen hundred hours of education or equivalent credit hours in a barber college or school approved by the board; and

(4) Passes the written test and practical barber demonstration certified by the entitled to a certificate of registration as a registered barber.

Section 3. That § 36-14-18 be AMENDED:

36-14-18. Each applicant for an examination or initial registration as a barber pursuant to § 36-14-14 shall make application to the Board of Barber Examiners on blank forms prepared and furnished by the board, setting forth, under oath, the particular qualifications of the applicant, and. An applicant by examination shall furnish to the board two five‑by‑three inch photographs of the applicant, one of which shall be returned to the applicant and presented to the board when the applicant appears for examination. The application shall be accompanied by the required fee.

Signed March 8, 2022

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