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2011 Senate Bill 857: Ban barber pole display by unlicensed hair cutters
Introduced by Sen. John Gleason D-Flushing on November 30, 2011
To revise the law that prohibits a person from earning a living as a barber unless he or she gets a state license, so that it would prohibit a person who does not have the license from displaying a barber pole. Under current law, barbering is illegal without a license, and a new barber can’t get a license unless he or she has completed a 2,000-hour course of study at a licensed barber college, and met other requirements imposed by a board comprised of existing barbers who have received political appointments to this board.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on November 30, 2011