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§ 8-6B-01. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6b. Electrologists (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6B-01
§ 8-6B-01. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Applicant
(b) “Applicant” means, unless the context requires otherwise:
(1) An individual applying for an initial license by examination or endorsement;
(2) A licensee applying for renewal of a license; or
(3) An individual applying for reinstatement of a license in accordance with § 8-6B-14 of this subtitle.
Board
(c) “Board” means the State Board of Nursing.
Committee
(d) “Committee” means the Electrology Practice Committee.
Electrologist
(e) “Electrologist” means an individual who practices electrology.
Electrology instructor
(f) “Electrology instructor” means an individual who practices electrology and teaches an electrology education program.
Expired license
(g) “Expired license” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license that was not renewed before the expiration date of the license as established by § 8-6B-14(a) of this subtitle.
Lapsed license
(h) “Lapsed license” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license that was not renewed because a licensee failed to renew the license or otherwise did not meet the renewal requirements of this subtitle.
License
(i) “License” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board:
(1) To practice electrology; or
(2) To practice electrology and teach an electrology education program.
Licensed electrologist
(j) “Licensed electrologist” means, unless the context requires otherwise, an electrologist who is licensed by the Board to practice electrology.
Licensed electrology instructor
(k) “Licensed electrology instructor” means, unless the context requires otherwise, an electrologist who is licensed by the Board to practice electrology and teach an electrology education program.
Licensee
(l) “Licensee” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a licensed electrologist or licensed electrology instructor who has:
(1) An active license;
(2) An inactive license;
(3) An expired license;
(4) A lapsed license;
(5) A suspended license; or
(6) a license subject to a reprimand, probation, or suspension.
Practice electrology
(m) “Practice electrology” means to remove hair permanently through the use of electrical instruments.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 422, § 2, eff. July 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 45, § 5; Acts 2014, c. 559, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014; Acts 2014, c. 560, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6B-01, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6B-01
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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