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November 8, 2007

Senate Bill 2590: GED Required for Cosmetology License

Sponsor:
Shirley K. Turner (D)

Summary:
Previously, a cosmetology license could be issued to anyone with “successful completion of high school or the equivalent.” The phrase “the equivalent” though often understood to mean a GED, could also mean completion of high school in a homeschool setting, since 18A:38-25 refers to “equivalent instruction elsewhere than at school.”"

This bill deletes the “equivalent” language and replaces it with a GED requirement.

Status:

3/12/2007Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Commerce Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Assembly Bill 2257: GED Required for Cosmetology License

Bill Text

Bill History