2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 8 - Barbers and Cosmetologists
§ 12-8-127. Unauthorized practice - penalties

(1) Any person who practices or offers or attempts to practice barbering, hairstyling, esthetics, manicuring, or cosmetology without an active license issued under this article commits a class 2 misdemeanor and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-501, C.R.S., for the first offense, and, for the second or any subsequent offense, the person commits a class 6 felony and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-401, C.R.S.

(2) In addition to any other penalty, any person who violates the provisions of this article or the rules and regulations of the director promulgated under this article may be penalized by the director upon a finding of a violation pursuant to article 4 of title 24, C.R.S., as follows:

(a) In the first administrative proceeding against any person, a fine of not less than one hundred dollars but not more than five hundred dollars per day per violation;

(b) In any subsequent administrative proceeding against any person for transactions occurring after a final agency action determining that a violation of this article has occurred, a fine of not less than one thousand dollars but not more than two thousand dollars per day per violation.

(3) Repealed.

(4) All fines collected pursuant to this article shall be transferred to the state treasurer, who shall credit such moneys to the general fund.

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