2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
General
Article 8 - Barbers and Cosmetologists
§ 12-8-132. Grounds for denial, revocation, or suspension of license

(1) The director may deny, revoke, suspend, or make probationary any license or registration issued under the director's authority pursuant to this article upon proof that the licensee:

(a) Has been convicted of or has entered a plea of nolo contendere to a felony. In considering the conviction of or such plea to any such crime, the director shall be governed by the provisions of section 24-5-101, C.R.S.

(b) Made any misstatement on his or her application for licensure to practice as a barber, hairstylist, cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician or attempted to obtain a license to practice by fraud, deception, or misrepresentation;

(c) Committed an act or failed to perform an act necessary to meet the generally accepted standards to practice a profession licensed under this article, which shall include performing services outside of the person's area of training, experience, or competence;

(d) Excessively or habitually uses or abuses alcohol or controlled substances;

(e) Has violated any of the provisions of this article or any valid order of the director;

(f) Is guilty of unprofessional or dishonest conduct;

(g) Advertises by means of false or deceptive statement;

(h) Fails to display the license as provided in section 12-8-119;

(i) Fails to comply with the rules promulgated by the director as provided in section 12-8-108 (1)(a);

(j) Is guilty of willful misrepresentation;

(k) Fails to disclose to the director within forty-five days a conviction for a felony or any crime that is related to the practice as a barber, cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, or nail technician;

(l) Aids or abets the unlicensed practice of barbering, hairstyling, or cosmetology or the unlicensed provision of esthetician or nail technician services; or

(m) Fails to timely respond to a complaint sent by the director pursuant to section 12-8-131.

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