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.

Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code pertaining to Schools of Cosmetology

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.

644A.600               

Minimum requirements for space and accommodations.

644A.603               

Minimum requirements for equipment.

644A.605               

Filing of standard contract, rules and financial forms with Board.

644A.610                 

Registration of students with Board.

644A.615                 

Registrar: Appointment; duties.

644A.618                 

Instruction of students by licensed instructors; requirement for students to wear badges; limitation on practice by students.

644A.620               

Administration and maintenance of time records.

644A.625               

Preparation and maintenance of final time records.

644A.630                

Curriculum for cosmetologists; exemption for barbers in certain circumstances; credit for attending field trips.

644A.632               

Curriculum for hair designers; credit for attending field trips.

644A.634               

Curriculum for estheticians; credit for attending field trips.

644A.636               

Curriculum for nail technologists; credit for attending field trips.

644A.638               

Curriculum for provisional instructors and student instructors.

644A.640               

Transfer of credit hours.

644A.642               

Recesses and breaks.

644A.644               

Prohibition against requiring students to purchase supplies for use in course of study.

644A.646               

Prohibition against deducting earned credit as punishment.

644A.650               

Advertising; display of sign stating services performed by students.

644A.655               

Schools located within the Department of Corrections.