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
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.
Evidence of personal integrity and moral responsibility of applicant; designation of person authorized to accept service of notice from Board and transact business.
Display of license.
Fee for each student to be paid to Board.
Surety bonds; payment plans; regulations.
Board to take action to enable schools to receive federal financial assistance.
Certain cosmetological establishments deemed schools of cosmetology.
Staff of instructors.
Supervision; equipment, courses, records and other requirements; disclaimer required by certain schools regarding instruction offered.
Minimum amount of instruction required before student commences work on public.
Restrictions on advertisement of work of students on public for pay.
Unconscionable contracts with students.
Minimum requirements for space and accommodations.
Minimum requirements for equipment.
Filing of standard contract, rules and financial forms with Board.
Registration of students with Board.
Registrar: Appointment; duties.
Instruction of students by licensed instructors; requirement for students to wear badges; limitation on practice by students.
Administration and maintenance of time records.
Preparation and maintenance of final time records.
Curriculum for cosmetologists; exemption for barbers in certain circumstances; credit for attending field trips.
Curriculum for hair designers; credit for attending field trips.
Curriculum for estheticians; credit for attending field trips.
Curriculum for nail technologists; credit for attending field trips.
Curriculum for provisional instructors and student instructors.
Transfer of credit hours.
Recesses and breaks.
Prohibition against requiring students to purchase supplies for use in course of study.
Prohibition against deducting earned credit as punishment.
Advertising; display of sign stating services performed by students.
Schools located within the Department of Corrections.