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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 461
Barbers and Cosmetologists; provisions; change
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 10 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to barbers and cosmetologists, so as to change certain provisions relating to barbering and the occupation of a cosmetologist; to provide for and change certain definitions; to provide for licensing; to add hair relaxing and straightening to the scope of practice of certain occupations licensed by the State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers; to provide for regulation of shops, salons, and schools by local governments; to change certain provisions related to instruction to be provided to licensees; to revise certain provisions related to penalties and the unlicensed practice of occupations licensed by the board; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 531
May/08/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2018 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2018 - House Third Readers
Mar/21/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2018 - House Second Readers
Mar/01/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Third Read
Feb/26/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2018 - Senate Hopper
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Vote #797Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(5)
Mar/27/2018 - House Vote #771Yea(151)Nay(18)NV(6)
Feb/28/2018 - Senate Vote #544Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(2)
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