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Chapter 329

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  329.085.  Instructor license, qualifications, fees, exceptions. — 1.  Any person desiring an instructor license shall submit to the board a written application on a form supplied by the board showing that the applicant has met the requirements set forth in section 324.009 or 329.080.  An applicant who has met all requirements as determined by the board shall be allowed to take the instructor examination, including any person who has been licensed three or more years as a cosmetologist, manicurist or esthetician.  If the applicant passes the examination to the satisfaction of the board, the board shall issue to the applicant an instructor license.

  2.  The instructor examination fee and the instructor license fee for an instructor license shall be nonrefundable.

  3.  The instructor license renewal fee shall be in addition to the regular cosmetologist, esthetician or manicurist license renewal fee.  For each renewal the instructor shall submit proof of having attended a teacher training seminar or workshop at least once every two years, sponsored by any university, or Missouri vocational association, or bona fide state cosmetology association specifically approved by the board to satisfy the requirement for continued training of this subsection.  Renewal fees shall be due and payable on or before the renewal date and, if the fee remains unpaid thereafter in such license period, there shall be a late fee in addition to the regular fee.

  4.  Instructors duly licensed as physicians or attorneys or lecturers on subjects not directly pertaining to the practice pursuant to this chapter need not be holders of licenses provided for in this chapter.

  5.  The board shall grant instructor licensure upon application and payment of a fee equivalent to the sum of the instructor examination fee and the instructor license fee, provided the applicant establishes compliance with the instructor requirements of another state, territory of the United States, or District of Columbia and the applicant holds a current instructor license in the other jurisdiction at the time of making application.

  6.  Any person licensed as a cosmetology instructor prior to the training requirements which became effective January 1, 1979, may continue to be licensed as such, provided such license is maintained and the licensee complies with the continued training requirements as provided in subsection 3 of this section.  Any person with an expired instructor license that is not restored to current status within two years of the date of expiration shall be required to meet the training and examination requirements as provided in this section and section 329.080.


(L. 1989 H.B. 738 & 720, A.L. 1995 S.B. 292, A.L. 1997 H.B. 309, A.L. 2001 H.B. 567, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1500 merged with H.B. 1719 merged with S.B. 840)

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