Montana Code Annotated 2015

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     2-15-1747. Board of barbers and cosmetologists. (1) There is a board of barbers and cosmetologists.
     (2) The board consists of nine members appointed by the governor with the consent of the senate and must include:
     (a) three licensed cosmetologists each of whom has been a resident of this state for at least 5 years and has been actively engaged in the profession of cosmetology for at least 5 years immediately prior to being appointed to the board;
     (b) one member who has been a resident of this state for at least 5 years and has been actively engaged as a licensed electrologist, esthetician, or manicurist for at least 5 years immediately prior to being appointed to the board;
     (c) three licensed barbers or barbers nonchemical each of whom has been a resident of this state for at least 5 years and has been actively engaged in the profession of barbering for at least 5 years immediately prior to appointment to the board; and
     (d) two members of the public who are not engaged in the practice of barbering, cosmetology, electrology, esthetics, or manicuring.
     (3) Two members of the board must be affiliated with a school.
     (4) (a) If there is not a licensed barber or a barber nonchemical who is qualified and willing to serve on the board in one of the three positions under subsection (2)(c), the governor may appoint a cosmetologist, electrologist, esthetician, or manicurist otherwise qualified under this section to fill the position.
     (b) If there is not a licensed cosmetologist qualified and willing to serve on the board in one of the three positions under subsection (2)(a), the governor may appoint a barber, barber nonchemical, electrologist, esthetician, or manicurist otherwise qualified under this section to fill the position.
     (5) Each member shall serve for a term of 5 years. The terms must be staggered.
     (6) The board is allocated to the department for administrative purposes only as prescribed in 2-15-121.

     History: (1) thru (3)En. Sec. 4, Ch. 104, L. 1929; re-en. Sec. 3228.4, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 222, L. 1939; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 244, L. 1961; Sec. 66-804, R.C.M. 1947; redes. 82A-1602.8 and amd. by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 511, L. 1977; Sec. 82A-1602.8, R.C.M. 1947; (4)En. 82A-1602 by Sec. 1, Ch. 272, L. 1971; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 250, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 285, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 57, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 58, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 84, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 99, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 354, Ch. 350, L. 1974; Sec. 82A-1602, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 82A-1602(part), 82A-1602.8; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 106, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 16, Ch. 247, L. 1981; MCA 1979, 2-15-1626; redes. 2-15-1857 by Sec. 4, Ch. 274, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 370, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 88, L. 1989; Sec. 2-15-1857, MCA 1999; redes. 2-15-1747 by Sec. 221(2), Ch. 483, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 243, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 102, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 15, L. 2015.

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