2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 25. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
ARTICLE 8. BEAUTY CULTURE
CHAPTER 12.5. ESTHETICIAN LICENSES

IC 25-8-12.5
Chapter 12.5. Esthetician Licenses

IC 25-8-12.5-1
Licensure by board
Sec. 1. The board may license a person to be an esthetician.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3.

IC 25-8-12.5-2
Cosmetology offering not required
Sec. 2. A person may act as an esthetician without offering cosmetology.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3.

IC 25-8-12.5-3
Verified application; filing; form
Sec. 3. A person must file a verified application for an esthetician license with the board on a form prescribed by the board to obtain the license.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3.

IC 25-8-12.5-4
Licensee qualifications
Sec. 4. To receive a license issued under this chapter, a person must:
(1) be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
(2) have successfully completed the tenth grade or received the equivalent of a tenth grade education;
(3) have graduated from an esthetics program in a cosmetology school;
(4) have received a satisfactory grade (as defined by IC 25-8-4-9) on an examination for esthetician license applicants prescribed by the board;
(5) not have committed an act for which the person could be disciplined under IC 25-8-14; and
(6) pay the fee set forth in IC 25-8-13-11 for the issuance of a license under this chapter.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.184-1991, SEC.30; P.L.197-1995, SEC.2; P.L.84-1998, SEC.22; P.L.113-1999, SEC.15; P.L.177-2009, SEC.31.

IC 25-8-12.5-5

Unsuccessful examination; consequences
Sec. 5. If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the examination described in section 4(a)(4) of this chapter, the person may repeat the examination subject to the rules governing the examination that are adopted by the board.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.2-1995, SEC.96; P.L.236-1995, SEC.21; P.L.173-1996, SEC.13.
IC 25-8-12.5-6
Repeat examination; unsatisfactory grade
Sec. 6. If a person does not receive a satisfactory grade on the repeat examination described in section 5 of this chapter, the board may:
(1) refuse to permit the person to take the examination again; or
(2) permit the person to take the examination again, subject to the rules governing the examination adopted by the board.
As added by P.L.144-1990, SEC.3.

IC 25-8-12.5-7
Repealed
(Repealed by P.L.177-2009, SEC.63.)

IC 25-8-12.5-8
Provisional license; esthetician
Sec. 8. (a) This section applies only to applications for an esthetician license under this article.
(b) If an applicant comes from a jurisdiction that does not issue an esthetician license, the board may issue an initial provisional license to an applicant who meets the following requirements:
(1) The board finds that the applicant has sufficient training or experience as an esthetician.
(2) The applicant has not committed an act that would constitute a violation of the standards of practice under IC 25-1-11.
(3) The applicant pays a fee established by the board under IC 25-1-8.
(c) An applicant who has been granted an initial provisional license must work under the supervision of a licensed cosmetologist or a licensed esthetician.
(d) A person who holds an initial provisional license may apply for renewal of an esthetician license under this chapter.
(e) The holder of a provisional license may petition the board for the issuance of an esthetician license to practice without supervision. The holder of a provisional license who demonstrates to the board that the holder may satisfactorily practice without supervision shall be released from the terms of the provisional license and is entitled to hold a license under this chapter.
As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.32.

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