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(a) From and after the effective date of this act, no person shall engage in the practice or instruction of cosmetology, manicuring or nail technology, esthetics or hair styling and no place shall be maintained and operated for the practice or teaching of cosmetology, manicuring or nail technology, esthetics or hair styling except under a license issued in compliance with this act and the rules adopted pursuant to this act.
(b) No school or salon shall employ, hire or in any manner allow any individual to practice or teach cosmetology, manicuring or nail technology, esthetics or hair styling unless that individual has a current license to practice or teach the applicable specific practice of cosmetology, manicuring or nail technology, esthetics or hair styling.
(c) The licenses required in subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall:
(i) Be issued in the name of the licensed cosmetologist, manicurist or nail technician, esthetician, hair stylist, instructor, owner of the salon or owner of the school;
(ii) State the licensing and expiration dates; and
(iii) Be displayed at all times in a conspicuous place in the principal office, place of business or employment of the licensee.
(d) Any person who practices or teaches cosmetology, manicuring or nail technology, esthetics or hair styling for compensation, or who carries on any business, practice or operation governed by this act, without the applicable license when a license is required, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00).
(e) Upon request of a licensee, the board may issue a certificate to the licensee to practice activities authorized under the license as an independent contractor within a salon. The board may charge an additional fee for the issuance of the certificate as established pursuant to W.S. 33-12-139.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wyoming Statutes Title 33. Professions and Occupations § 33-12-127. Licenses required; failure to comply; fines - last updated December 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wy/title-33-professions-and-occupations/wy-st-sect-33-12-127/
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