SB 896, as amended, Nguyen. Barbering and cosmetology: nail care establishments: credit and debit cards.
Existing law, the Barbering and Cosmetology Act, provides for the licensure and regulation of barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists, electrologists, and apprentices by the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. The act requires the licensure of any person, firm, or corporation operating an establishment engaged in a practice regulated by the board, as specified, and requires a licensed establishment to comply with various requirements. A violation of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act is generally a misdemeanor.
This bill would require an establishment that offers nail care services, if it accepts a debit or credit card as payment for nail care services, to also accept a debit or credit card for payment of a
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The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: yes.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 7353.5 is added to the Business and
2Professions Code, to read:
If an establishment that offers nail care services accepts
4a debit or credit card as payment for nail care services, the
5establishment shall also accept a debit or credit card for payment
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No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to
9Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because
10the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school
11district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or
12infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty
13for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of
14the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within
P3 1the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California