2018 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
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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