Arizona: governor supports reducing requirements for cosmetology license

Reducing Barriers to,

In his State of the State address, Arizona's Governor Ducey raised the issue of licensing requirements for cosmetology. Interest was raised after a student in cosmetology school was told by the cosmetology board that he could no longer give free haircuts to homeless veterans without having completed his barbering or cosmetology license. A bill under consideration would decrease the apprenticeship instruction hours from 250 to 200 and the barbering school hours requirement from 1,200 to 1,00- and that of cosmetology school from 1,500 to 1,000.

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