Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-26-502. Legislative findings
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The General Assembly finds that:
(1) Natural hair braiding is a traditional practice that is safe;
(2) Natural hair braiding presents no significant health and safety risks to customers or practitioners;
(3) Occupational regulation harms consumers by limiting their choices or by forcing consumers to forgo braiding services or enter the underground economy;
(4) Occupational regulation and occupational licenses cause unnecessary difficulties for natural hair braiders to earn an honest living through their practice, to provide for themselves and their families, to offer their services to and compete for customers, and to create new employment and business opportunities through their entrepreneurialism; and
(5) It is the public policy of this state to protect economic liberty.
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