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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 83COSMETOLOGISTS
RULE §83.23License Requirements--Beauty Culture Schools

(a) To be eligible for a beauty culture school license, an applicant must:

  (1) obtain the current law and rules book;

  (2) comply with the requirements of the Act and this chapter;

  (3) submit a completed application on a department-approved form; and

  (4) one of the following:

    (A) for a private beauty culture school, pay the applicable license and inspection fees required under §83.80 and any required fee under §83.40; or

    (B) for a public beauty culture school, pay the applicable inspection fee required under §83.80; and

  (5) for a private beauty culture school, provide a current financial statement prepared by a certified public accountant. If the financial statement is more than 180 days old, an applicant must also provide a supplemental financial statement within 180 days of the application.

(b) A beauty culture school must be inspected and approved by the department prior to the operation of the school.

(c) Private beauty culture schools offering instruction for persons seeking a license or certificate must have and maintain the following:

  (1) a building of permanent construction that must include two separate areas, one area for instruction in theory and one area for clinic work, and that must also include access to permanent restrooms and adequate drinking fountain facilities;

  (2) adequate space, equipment, and instructional materials to provide quality classroom training to the number of students enrolled;

  (3) proof of ownership of building or proof of a lease for the first 12 months of operation; and

  (4) a copy of the certificate of approval for the curriculum standards approved by the department for each course offered.

(d) Public beauty culture schools must have and maintain the following:

  (1) Adequate space to provide quality classroom training for the number of students enrolled including an office, dispensary, classroom and laboratory space;

  (2) adequate equipment and instructional materials required by the department; and

  (3) a copy of the certificate of approval for the curriculum standards approved by the department for each course offered.

(e) A beauty culture schools offering instruction for persons seeking a license or certificate must comply with all health and safety standards established by this chapter.


Source Note: The provisions of this §83.23 adopted to be effective December 8, 2005, 30 TexReg 8082; amended to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1280; amended to be effective August 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5952; amended to be effective October 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 7050; amended to be effective February 17, 2012, 37 TexReg 681; amended to be effective January 15, 2018, 43 TexReg 81; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1693

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