Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.03 - License to Operate a School, Ownership, or Relocation

(1) A license to operate a school carries with it the approval of the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and is valid only for the owner or owners specified on the application for the school. Any request for expansion, relocation, or change in the school's name or school's owners must comply with statutory and regulatory provisions applicable to new schools.
(2) Any person, firm, corporation or establishment which accepts, directly or indirectly, compensation for teaching more than one person any branch of cosmetology will be classified as a school and will be required to comply with all the provisions of the laws and rules of the Board.
(3) Any person, firm, corporation or establishment licensed hereunder shall furnish to the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology a copy of the school policies and procedures at the time of application for a school license, and in the event any such policies and procedures are thereafter changed, a copy of same shall be filed with the Board.
(4) Each school is required to notify the Board within ten (10) days, in writing, of any change in its supervising instructor or instructors.
(5) Schools shall be required to supply each student with a basic kit containing sufficient implements for the learning of cosmetology, hair design, esthetics, or nail technology. Schools are required to comply with all sanitation rules adopted by this Board and shall instruct the students in the importance of complying with all sanitation rules of this Board (see 130-3-01, 130-3-.03, 130-3-.07, and 130-3-.10).
(6) All schools of cosmetology, hair design schools, esthetician schools and schools of nail care shall maintain a library which includes at least one each of the following: medical dictionary, book on first aid, book on cosmetic chemistry, book on esthetics, book on nail technology, book on basic nutrition, book of instructor training and teaching methods for cosmetology, esthetician, nail technology, and hair design, book on personality and charm, book on primary art, sketching, etc., and at least one book on business management.
(7) All schools must be properly lighted and well ventilated.
(8) All schools must have a supply of clean, sanitary drinking water, separate toilet facilities for male and female students, and provide sufficient beauty equipment for the number of students enrolled.
(9) All schools must post the laws and rules furnished by the Board in an open area in each school.
(10) When, and if, the school's enrollment increases beyond its capacity of properly caring for the original fifteen (15) students as to classroom, lockers, equipment and floor space, the school shall, for the purpose of good student training, public protection and safety, enlarge such school to meet the needs of the number of students enrolled.
(11) When closing a cosmetology, hair design, esthetics or nail care school, the Board shall be notified in writing of the closure and all student records shall be released to the Board no later than 30 days prior to the closure date.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.03
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-10-2, 43-10-8, 43-10-11, 43-10-12, 43-10-13.
Original Rule entitled "License to Operate a School" adopted. F. and eff. June 30, 1965. Amended: ER. 130-2-0.2-.03 adopted. F. Apr. 11, 1983; eff. Apr. 5, 1983, the date of adoption. Amended: Permanent Rule adopted. F. Aug. 11, 1983; eff. Aug. 31, 1983. Repealed: New Rule entitled "License to Operate a School, Ownership, or Relocation" adopted. F. Feb. 25, 1986; eff. Mar. 17, 1986. Amended: F. Sept. 11, 1991; eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 29, 2007; eff. Apr. 18, 2007. Amended: F. Mar. 17, 2009; eff. Apr. 6, 2009.

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