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§ 8-6B-08. License qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2011

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6b. Electrologists (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2011
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6B-08
§ 8-6B-08. License qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license, an applicant shall be an individual who submits to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 8-303 of this title and meets the requirements of this section.
Moral character
(b) The applicant shall be of good moral character.
(c) The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, an applicant shall be a high school graduate or have completed equivalent education and have completed satisfactorily:
(1) An electrology education program, taught by a licensed electrology instructor, that includes at least 600 hours of instruction, and has been approved by the Board; or
(2) An electrology education program in any other state that the Board determines is substantially equivalent to that required by item (1) of this subsection.
(e)(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, each applicant shall pass:
(i) An examination approved by the Board; and
(ii) A clinical examination approved by the Board.
(2) Applicants are responsible for scheduling the examinations required under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
Electrology instructor license
(f) In addition to the other requirements of this section, an applicant for an electrology instructor license shall:
(1) Be a licensed electrologist;
(2) Have practiced electrology actively for at least 5 years immediately before the application;
(3) Pass an examination approved by the Board; and
(4) Meet any other requirements set forth in regulations adopted by the Board under § 8-6B-03 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 2003, c. 422, § 2, eff. July 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 390, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2006; Acts 2010, c. 48, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 49, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2011, c. 107, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6B-08, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6B-08
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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