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Oregon Bulletin

February 1, 2014

Oregon Health Licensing Agency, Board of Cosmetology, Chapter 817

Rule Caption: Add requirements for natural hair care certification.

Adm. Order No.: BOC 1-2013

Filed with Sec. of State: 12-30-2013

Certified to be Effective: 1-1-14

Notice Publication Date: 11-1-2013

Rules Adopted: 817-030-0028

Rules Amended: 817-010-0014, 817-030-0065

Subject: Passage of HB 3409 by 2013 Legislature created natural hair care as a new field of practice under the Board of Cosmetology. Adopt application requirements for individuals seeking natural hair care certification. Requirements include completion of the board approved information training modules and passage of an examination at no cost. Individuals seeking certification for natural hair care will be required to access information training module and provide the agency with a Certificate of Completion. The learning objectives within the information training modules relate to safety, infection control, business practices/standards and general information regarding the art of natural hair care. Individuals will be required to come to the Oregon Health Licensing Agency to take the examination, in order to confirm the identity of the individual. Individuals seeking reciprocity will also be required to the complete the information training module and pass the examination.

   Amend rule to allow authorization holders only providing natural hair care services within the facility to qualify a sink located in the restroom as a water source.

Rules Coordinator: Samantha Patnode—(503) 373-1917

817-010-0014

Water Supply Requirements and Standards

(1) An adequate and immediate supply of both hot and cold running water and wash basins must be available:

(a) On the facility premises and;

(b) In any work area where hazardous materials are in use, which may have a harmful effect on or be absorbed through the skin if the contamination is not removed.

(2) Sinks located in a restroom do not qualify as a water source for the facility.

(3) If only natural hair care services are provided within the facility a sink located in the restroom qualifies as a water source.

(4) Washing accommodations must be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.

(5) Hand soap or similar cleansing agents must be available.

(6) Individual towels of cloth or paper must available. Air blowers for drying the hands may be substituted for towels.

(7) Use of bar soap or a common towel is prohibited.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 690.205

Stats. Implemented: ORS 448

Hist.: BH 2-1978, f. & ef. 11-29-78; BH 4-1984, f. & ef. 12-7-84; BH 1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-88; BH 2-1990, f. & cert. ef. 10-29-90; Renumbered from 817-010-0016(1) & (2) ;BH 3-1994, f. 6-23-94, cert. ef. 7-1-94; BH 1-1996, f. 5-31-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; BOC 1-2000, f. 5-12-00, cert. ef. 5-15-00; BOC 1-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; BOC 1-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

817-030-0028

Practitioner Certificate Application Requirements for Natural Hair Care

An individual applying for a certification in natural hair care must:

(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 division 30;

(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 and be accompanied by payment of the required fees;

(3)Submit proof of having completed the informational training modules regarding natural hair care available on the agency Web site; and

(4) Submit proof of having completed and passed a Board approved written examination within two years before the date of application.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 690.065 & 690.165

Stats. Implemented: ORS 690.065 & 690.165

Hist.: BOC 1-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

817-030-0065

Written Examination Retake Requirements

(1) Failed sections of a written examination may be retaken as follows:

(a) After first failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(b) After second failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(c) After third failed attempt — applicant may not retake for 30 calendar days, must submit an official transcript certifying additional training from an educational institution on a form prescribed by the agency, and must pay application fee;

(d) After fourth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(e) After fifth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(f) After sixth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for 30 calendar days, must submit an official transcript certifying additional training from an educational institution on a form prescribed by the agency, and must pay application fee;

(g) After seventh failed attempt — ability to retake, requirements for retake, or both will be determined by the Board on a case-by-case basis.

(2) An applicant retaking the examination must meet the requirements under OAR 331-030-0000.

(3) For natural hair care certification the first two failed attempts may be retaken on the same day by the applicant. After the second failed attempt and after each subsequent failed attempt the applicant may not retake the examination for seven calendar days.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 690.065 & 690.165

Stats. Implemented: ORS 690.065 & 690.165

Hist.: BH 2-1978, f. & ef. 11-29-78; BH 1-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 10-4-83; BH 1-1984, f. & ef. 2-13-84; BH 4-1984, f. & ef. 12-7-84; BH 1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-88; BH 2-1990, f. & cert. ef. 10-29-90; BH 1-1992, f. 6-1-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BH 3-1994, f. 6-23-94, cert. ef. 7-1-94; BH 1 1996, f. 5-31-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; BH 1-1997, f. 7-22-97, cert. ef. 8-1-97; BOC 1-2000, f. 5-12-00, cert. ef. 5-15-00; BOC 1-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; BOC 3-2008(Temp), f. 11-28-08, cert. ef. 12-1-08 thru 4-30-09; Administrative correction 5-20-09; BOC 1-2009, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-09; BOC 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-11; BOC 1-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

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