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§ 5-605. Location for practice of cosmetology, esthetic or nail technician services

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 5. Cosmetologists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-605
§ 5-605. Location for practice of cosmetology, esthetic or nail technician services
Beauty salons, barbershops
(a) Except as provided in §§ 5-302 and 5-303 of this title and subsection (b) of this section, a person may not practice cosmetology, provide esthetic services, provide hair services, provide hair services--blow drying, or provide nail technician services in any place other than:
(1) a beauty salon that holds a beauty salon permit; or
(2) a barbershop that holds a barbershop permit issued under Title 4 of this article.
Residences, nursing homes, assisted living and hospice facilities
(b)(1) A licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist--blow dry technician, or nail technician may practice cosmetology and provide services in:
(i) a facility in which beautification-oriented medical services, authorized by the Maryland Department of Health, are provided;
(ii) the residence of an individual confined to the residence by reason of a physical or mental infirmity;
(iii) an assisted living facility as defined in § 19-1801 of the Health--General Article;
(iv) a hospice facility defined in § 19-901(c) of the Health--General Article;
(v) a nursing home as defined in § 19-1401(e) of the Health--General Article; or
(vi) a hospital as defined in § 19-301 of the Health--General Article or a similar institution.
(2) To practice in any of the locations specified in this subsection:
(i) the licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist--blow dry technician, or nail technician shall be sponsored by a beauty salon in which the cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist--blow dry technician, or nail technician is authorized to practice;
(ii) the patron to whom the services are rendered shall be a customer of the beauty salon; and
(iii) the services shall be rendered by appointment through the beauty salon.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 236, § 1; Acts 1991 c. 481; Acts 1999, c. 441, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 1999, c. 455, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2000, c. 61, § 6, eff. April 25, 2000; Acts 2001, c. 29, § 1, eff. April 10, 2001; Acts 2007, c. 470, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2013, c. 412, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2016, c. 434, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2016, c. 435, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 56, § 488.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-605, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 5-605
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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