School Law & Regulation Information

​The laws and regulations that enforce consumer protection are the Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 644A and Nevada Administrative Code, Chapter 644A.

The laws and regulations are approved by the Nevada State Legislature, the Board Members contribute to the democratic process by formally addressing complaints, violation appeals, law and regulation revision reviews, and determining proper disciplinary action for unsafe practices at Board Meetings.

If you are interested in formally addressing the Board to review a law or regulation, appeal a violation, or for any other reason please complete the Petition to Appear Before the Board.

NRS & NAC 644A School Rules and Regulations Sections

NRS 644A.700- Application for license; determinations by Board; fee; new license required for operation after change in ownership or location; approval of changes in physical structure of school by Board; regulations.

NRS 644A.705- Evidence of personal integrity and moral responsibility of applicant; designation of person authorized to accept service of notice from Board and transact business.

NRS 644A.710- Display of license.

NRS 644A.715- Fee for each student to be paid to Board.

NRS 644A.720- Surety bonds; payment plans; regulations.

NRS 644A.725- Board to take action to enable schools to receive federal financial assistance.

NRS 644A.730- Certain cosmetological establishments deemed schools of cosmetology.

NRS 644A.735- Staff of instructors.

​NRS 644A.740- Supervision; equipment, courses, records and other requirements; disclaimer required by certain schools regarding instruction offered.

NRS 644A.745- Minimum amount of instruction required before student commences work on public.

NRS 644A.750- Restrictions on advertisement of work of students on public for pay.​

NRS 644A.755- Unconscionable contracts with students.

NAC 644A.600- Minimum requirements for space and accommodations.

NAC 644A.603- Minimum requirements for equipment.

NAC 644A.605- Filing of standard contract, rules and financial forms with Board.

NAC 644A.610- Registration of students with Board.

​NAC 644A.615- Registrar: Appointment; duties.

​NAC 644A.618- Instruction of students by licensed instructors; requirement for students to wear badges; limitation on practice by students.

​NAC 644A.620- Administration and maintenance of time records.

NAC 644A.625- Preparation and maintenance of final time records.

NAC 644A.630- Curriculum for cosmetologists; exemption for barbers in certain circumstances; credit for attending field trips.

NAC 644A.632- Curriculum for hair designers; credit for attending field trips.

NAC 644A.634- Curriculum for estheticians; credit for attending field trips.

NAC 644A.636- Curriculum for nail technologists; credit for attending field trips.

NAC 644A.638- Curriculum for provisional instructors and student instructors.

NAC 644A.640- Transfer of credit hours.

NAC 644A.642- Recesses and breaks.

NAC 644A.644- Prohibition against requiring students to purchase supplies for use in course of study.

NAC 644A.646- Prohibition against deducting earned credit as punishment.

NAC 644A.650- Advertising; display of sign stating services performed by students.

NAC 644A.655- Schools located within the Department of Corrections.

Click on the School Admin Resources button to access the NRS & NAC 644A laws and regulations.