February 01, 2024, Introduced by Senators SINGH, LAUWERS and MOSS and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Affairs.

A bill to amend 1980 PA 299, entitled

"Occupational code,"

(MCL 339.101 to 339.2677) by adding section 1205b.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1205b. (1) A person that holds a license to operate a school of cosmetology may operate 1 or more facilities to teach cosmetology services that are separate from the premises of the school of cosmetology for which the person holds a license if all of the following requirements are met:

(a) An application is submitted to the department by the owner or manager of the school.

(b) The application includes a statement of how the facility will be used, the address of the premises of the facility, and a current, detailed floor plan of the proposed premises that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:

(i) The arrangement of the classroom.

(ii) The placement of equipment.

(iii) The location of entrances and exits of the premises.

(c) The facility meets all requirements for a cosmetology school as described in section 1205, except the facility must not offer cosmetology services to the public and must not contain equipment that may be used to perform cosmetology services on the public, including, but not limited to, hair-drying chairs, hydraulic styling chairs, or hair-styling stations.

(d) Provisions have been made for the daily supervision of the facility by a licensed cosmetology instructor who has not less than 3 years' experience in all services of cosmetology that are taught in the facility.

(e) The facility is approved by the department.

(2) The owner or manager of a school that operates a facility approved by the department under subsection (1) shall, at all times, display a copy of the school of cosmetology license and the license of each instructor who works at the facility in a prominent place in the facility that is visible to the public.