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CA Releases Notice of Proposed Regulatory Rulemaking: Get Involved!


Title 16, Division 9, California Code of Regulations

Proposed regulations include:

Administrative Fine Schedule

Dishonored Check Fee

Disciplinary Guidelines

Passing Grades in Examinations

School Curriculums specifically regarding EXTERNSHIP CURRICULUM FOR SKIN CARE STUDENTS

Unregulated Services


Title 16, Division 9 of the California Code of Regulations.

SPECIFIC LANGUAGE Adopt Section 966 of the California Code of Regulations as follows: 966. Unregulated Services.

a) "Unregulated services" are those services not defined as the practice of barbering, cosmetology or electrolysis under Section 7316 of the California Business and Professions Code. These include, but are not limited to, massage therapy, and permanent make-up or tattooing.

b) All unregulated services that are performed within an establishment or school shall be clearly identified as unregulated services and listed on a sign displayed conspicuously at the workstation where services are performed. The list of unregulated services shall be preceded by the following text in lettering at least one-half inch high: "Unregulated services: The following services offered in this establishment or school are not regulated by the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology."

Note: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7303.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316, 7317, 7346 and 7404, Business and Professions Code.


The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Regulation Hearings are usually included as an agenda item within a Board Meeting. The dates of all Board Meetings are posted on the Board Calendar.

How to participate

Any person interested may present statements or arguments orally or in writing relevant to the actions proposed at a hearing. Hearing dates, times, and location are announced within the regulation notices. Written comments, including those sent by mail, facsimile, or e-mail to the addresses listed in each notice under Contact Person, must be received no later than the date and time stated in each notice, or must be received by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology at the hearing.

Submit your comments on draft regulations here.

Written inquiries or comments on the proposed regulations may be addressed to:

Kevin Flanagan

Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

2420 Del Paso Road, Suite #100

Sacramento, CA 95834

Phone (916) 575-7100

Fax: (916) 575-7280



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