Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.19 - MOBILE SHOPS

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) Definitions
(a) "Mobile shop" shall have the same definition as in T.C.A. § 62-4-102(a)(16);
(b) "Primary shop" means the currently-licensed cosmetology, barber, or dual shop with a fixed location under whose license or registration a mobile shop is operated pursuant to T.C.A. § 62-3-134 or § 62-4-138.
(2) Application for License
(a) An application to operate a mobile shop shall include:
1. The name, address, and license number of the primary shop under the license of which the mobile shop will operate;
2. The name under which the mobile shop will operate;
3. The types of cosmetology or barbering services to be performed at the mobile shop;
4. The new license fee for a mobile shop as set by Rule 0440-01-.13; and
5. The name, address, phone number, and license information of the mobile shop's manager, as defined in T.C.A. § 62-3-109(c)(1)(B) or § 62-4-102(a)(10) as the case may be, which may be the same or different as the manager of the primary shop under whose license the mobile shop is operating.
(b) The mobile shop and the primary shop shall be owned by the same person, persons or entity.
1. If the owner has a partnership agreement with another entity wherein one person operates the primary shop and another operates the mobile shop, the partnership agreement shall be disclosed to the Board office on a form provided by the Board office, due at the time the mobile shop application is submitted.
2. It shall be the responsibility of the primary shop owner to inform the Board office when a business partnership dissolves.
(c) The initial issuance of a mobile shop license shall be set to expire on the same date as the primary shop, but the application and registration fee for the mobile shop shall not be prorated.
(d) A mobile shop shall undergo an initial inspection and pay the fee for the initial inspection prior to receiving licensure as a mobile shop.
(e) An application for renewal of a mobile shop license shall include:
1. Any update or change in information previously provided to the Board regarding the mobile shop in the most recent application or renewal of such mobile shop;
2. The mobile shop renewal fee as set by Rule 0440-01-.13;
3. The submission of a date and location that the mobile shop will be located for the next two annual inspections; provided, however, that the Board shall not be required to accept such date or location.
(3) The mobile shop shall receive all Board office correspondence through the permanent address of the mobile shop's primary shop.
(4) The primary shop may be held liable for any acts by the mobile shop that would constitute grounds for discipline against the mobile shop.
(5) Equipment Required
(a) In lieu of any equipment required for a barber, cosmetology or dual shop, all mobile shops shall be required to have:
1. One (1) shampoo bowl with hot and cold running water in work area and chair;
2. One (1) enclosed storage area for clean towels;
3. One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
4. One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
5. One (1) dry sterilizer, with fumigant, or sanitary compartment;
6. One (1) wet sterilizer;
7. one (1) work station (standard size) for each operator;
8. one (1) ultra violet sanitizer; and
9. one (1) blood spill kit.
(b) In addition to the requirements of subparagraph (5)(a), a mobile shop offering skin care services shall also be required to have:
1. One (1) sink which provides hot and cold running water in the work area,
2. One (1) hands free magnifying lamp;
3. One (1) enclosed storage area for clean towels;
4. One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
5. One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
6. One (1) reclining facial chair/table;
7. One (1) wet sterilizer for the equipment used;
8. One (1) ultra violet sanitizer;
9. One (1) blood spill kit;
10. One (1) sharps container for biohazard material removal;
11. One (1) electric hot towel cabin;
12. One (1) facial steamer; and
13. One (1) wax depilatory heater pot with manufacturer's intended commercial use statement.
(c) In addition to the requirements of subparagraph (5)(a), a mobile shop offering manicure services shall also be required to have:
1. One (1) manicure table with stool or chair, per manicurist;
2. One (1) wet sterilizer for equipment used;
3. One (1) finger bowl per table;
4. One (1) covered container per table for cotton balls and swabs;
5. One (1) foot bath if pedicures are offered; and
6. One (1) sign prominently posted stating that the customer has the right not to have drills used on his or her nails.
(d) The executive director to the Board may, in his/her discretion, waive one or more of the foregoing equipment requirements to accommodate mobile shops offering limited services. If services offered change, the mobile shop is required to complete a new application and receive a new inspection.
(6) Every mobile shop shall contain sufficient equipment in working order to enable it to perform all services offered competently and efficiently.
(7) The owner and/or manager of a mobile shop shall disclose the current location of a mobile shop upon the request of the Board or the Board's staff.
(8) It is unlawful to operate a mobile shop unless it is, at all times, under the direction of a manager or designated manager. While on duty, the manager or designated manager shall be responsible for the shop's compliance with all laws and rules of the Board.
(9) The manager and designated manager of a mobile shop may manage those who practice disciplines in cosmetology or barbering other than the discipline in which the manager or designated manager is licensed; however, the manager or designated manager shall only practice within the field that the person is licensed.
(10) The manager, owner, and designated manager, when the designated manager is on duty, shall have the same responsibilities as described in T.C.A. § 62-3-111, if the shop is providing barbering services, and T.C.A. § 62-4-119, if the shop is providing cosmetology services.
(11) If the owner of a mobile shop changes, then the new owner and primary shop shall apply for and receive a new mobile shop license, including paying all fees for such a new license, prior to operating the mobile shop.
(12) The fee for changing the name of a mobile shop shall be the same as the fee for changing the name of a cosmetology or barber shop; provided, however, that a request to change the name of both a primary shop and a mobile shop at the same time shall be processed with a single such fee.
(13) Each mobile shop shall be inspected at least annually and the owner of the mobile shop shall pay the fee for inspection as set by Rule 0440-01-.13.
(14) An inspector may inspect a mobile shop anytime the mobile shop is open for business any number of times per year.
(15) There shall not be a late fee for the late renewal of a mobile shop license, provided that no mobile shop shall be operated while not properly licensed.
(16) The mobile shop shall prominently display at all times the most recent license issued by the Board showing the name of the mobile shop and the name of the primary shop. This display must be visible from the outside of the mobile shop. The mobile shop is also required to have external signs with the name of the mobile shop.
(17) The mobile shop shall be legally parked in a fixed position and fully stationary (not in motion) while rendering services to customers.
(18) The mobile shop is required to dispose of any waste water in a sanitary sewer system.
(19) Customers shall not be exposed to any dangerous condition inside a mobile shop resulting from vehicle emissions or vehicle maintenance.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.19
Emergency rules filed July 24, 2017; effective through January 20, 2018. Original rule filed August 29, 2017; effective 11/27/2017.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 62-3-109, 62-3-111, 62-3-134, 62-4-105(e), 62-4-119, 62-4-125, 62-4-138, and Public Chapter 983 (2016).

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