TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-10
Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists and Estheticians

SECTION 5-10-7


§ 5-10-7 License required for practice.

No person shall practice barbering, hairdressing, and cosmetic therapy, esthetics, or manicuring in this state unless the person has first obtained a license for that particular practice; provided, that nothing in this chapter prohibits students enrolled in programs of hairdressing, barbering, and/or cosmetology from entering into work-study arrangements after they have completed the requisite hours of classroom instruction for that particular practice. Students participating in those work-study arrangements shall be under the direct supervision of a licensed hairdresser, barber, or cosmetologist, and shall be clearly identified as students. No course credit shall be granted for this students' participation in a work-study arrangement and in no event shall it continue beyond the students' graduation from school or completion of course work.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1926, ch. 765, § 2; P.L. 1936, ch. 2362, § 2; P.L. 1938, ch. 2585, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 263, §§ 2, 5; P.L. 1942, ch. 1229, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 5-10-7; P.L. 1974, ch. 246, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 289, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 432, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 141, art. 20, § 2; P.L. 2016, ch. 489, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 491, § 1.)