2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 20 - Professional and Occupational Licensing, Certification, Title Protection and Registration. Examining Boards
Chapter 388 - Electrologists
Section 20-269 - Powers and duties of board. Assistance to be rendered by Department of Public Health.
The department shall hold examinations at least twice each year at such times and places as the Commissioner of Public Health determines. The Commissioner of Public Health, with advice and assistance from the board, shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, for the administration of this chapter and for the conduct of the business of electrology, which regulations may prescribe requirements concerning the layout, use and equipment of licensees’ places of business, all in accordance with the public interest, health and safety. The board, with the consent of the Commissioner of Public Health, shall prescribe the course of training for the practice of electrology and shall adopt a schedule and minimum educational requirements. The board shall keep a record of the proceedings of the board, which shall be open to public inspection. The department shall provide the board with all necessary clerical and other assistance, keep the records and files of the board, collect the fees due under this chapter and conduct any investigations and inspections required for the purposes of this chapter.
(1951, 1953, S. 2318d; 1963, P.A. 330, S. 2; P.A. 77-614, S. 455, 610; P.A. 80-484, S. 123, 176; P.A. 88-357, S. 10; 88-362, S. 12; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 01-109, S. 6.)
History: 1963 act redefined board’s duties, substituting authority to make regulations governing announcements, etc., for authority to review advertisements; P.A. 77-614 deleted provisions for convening board within 30 days of appointment, granting board power to enforce chapter provisions, requiring that dermatologist member be present for existence of quorum and requiring report to commissioner of health and submission of budget through him and transferred administration of examinations, prescription of required training and regulation power from board to department and commissioner of health services, retaining board in an advisory capacity, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-484 transferred power to set time and place of examinations from board to health services commissioner, deleted commissioner’s power to make regulations, returned power to prescribe required training to board but required commissioner’s consent and deleted quorum provision and provision for expense reimbursement; P.A. 88-357 and 88-362 replaced specification that examinations be held in January and July with requirement for examinations “at least twice” each year; P.A. 93-381 replaced department and commissioner of health services with department and commissioner of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 01-109 changed “hypertrichology” to “electrology” and made technical changes.
See Sec. 4-40a re compensation and expenses of licensing boards and commissions.
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