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RULE §83.52Periodic Inspections

(a) Except as provided by subsection (b), each beauty salon, specialty salon, dual shop, mini-salon, or mini-dual shop shall be inspected at least once every four years. Each beauty culture school shall be inspected at least twice per year.

(b) At least once every two years, the department shall inspect specialty shops that hold a license, certificate or permit at which the practice described in Texas Occupations Code, §§1601.002(1)(E) or (F) or 1602.002(a)(8) or (9) are performed.

(c) The beauty salon, specialty salon, or dual shop owner, manager, or their representative must, upon request, make available to the department representative the list required by §83.71(c) of all independent contractors and all mini-salon licensees or mini-dual shop permittees who work in the salon or shop.

(d) Upon completion of the inspection, the owner shall be advised in writing of the results. The inspection report will indicate whether the inspection was approved or not approved, and will describe any violations identified during the inspection.

(e) For inspections that are not approved, the inspection report will identify violations that must be corrected by the owner. The report will also indicate the corrective modifications required to address the violations, in accordance with §83.54. Additionally, the department may assess administrative penalties and/or administrative sanctions for violations, in accordance with §83.90.

(f) Based on the results of the periodic inspection, a cosmetology establishment found out of compliance may be re-inspected.

Source Note: The provisions of this §83.52 adopted to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1297; amended to be effective October 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 7050; amended to be effective July 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 4650; amended to be effective January 15, 2018, 43 TexReg 81; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1693

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