(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
(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
(4) Each school is required
to notify the Board within ten (10) days, in writing, of any change in its
supervising instructor or instructors.
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,
(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.
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
(9) All schools must post
the laws and rules furnished by the Board in an open area in each
(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
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
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 130-2-.03
Original Rule entitled
"License to Operate a School" adopted. F. and eff.
June 30, 1965.
ER. 130-2-0.2-.03 adopted. F. Apr. 11,
1983; eff. Apr. 5, 1983, the date of adoption.
Permanent Rule adopted. F. Aug. 11,
1983; eff. Aug. 31, 1983.
New Rule entitled "License to Operate a School, Ownership, or
Relocation" adopted. F. Feb. 25, 1986;
eff. Mar. 17, 1986.
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.