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§ 5-607. Individuals with infectious or contagious diseases

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 5. Cosmetologists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-607
§ 5-607. Individuals with infectious or contagious diseases
Employment by beauty salon
(a) An owner or lessee of a beauty salon may not knowingly:
(1) employ in the beauty salon an individual with an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to a patron; or
(2) after discovering an individual has an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to a patron, continue to employ the individual in the beauty salon.
Practice of cosmetology
(b)(1) An individual who knows that the individual has an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to a beauty salon patron may not practice cosmetology.
(2) An individual who knows that another individual has an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to a beauty salon patron may not practice cosmetology on that other individual.
Careless or negligent practice of cosmetology
(c) An individual may not practice cosmetology in a careless or negligent manner so as to:
(1) cause an infection; or
(2) impart an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to a beauty salon patron.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991 c. 481.
Formerly Art. 56, §§ 479, 505.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 5-607, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 5-607
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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