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Notice of Proposed Changes in the Regulations of the Board of Barbers and Hairdressers

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Board of Barbers and Hairdressers proposes to update regulations regarding health and sanitation requirements for shops and schools, to implement changes to AS 08.13 enacted under Chapter 23, SLA 18 (SB 4).

The Board of Barbers and Hairdressers (Board) proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 12, Chapter 09 of the Alaska Administrative Code including the following:

1. 12 AAC 09.110. Shop owner license, is proposed to amend the requirements for a shop owner license application, and allow for inspection of shops for compliance with the health and sanitary requirements
of 18 AAC 23.

2. 12 AAC 09.125. Requirements for school license; renewal requirements, is proposed to be changed to substitute "shop" for "school", and allow for inspection of schools for compliance with the health and sanitary requirements of 18 AAC 23.

You may comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to Sher Zinn, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806. Additionally, the Board will accept comments by facsimile at (907) 465-2974 and by electronic mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov. Comments may also be submitted through the Alaska Online Public Notice System by accessing this notice on the system at http://notice.alaska.gov/197284, and using the comment link. The comments must be received not later than 4:30 p.m., April 17, 2020. Comments received after this deadline will not be considered by the Board.

You may submit written questions relevant to the proposed action to Sher Zinn, Regulations Specialist, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, P.O. Box 110806, Juneau, AK  99811-0806 or by e-mail at RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov. The questions must be received at least 10 days before the end of the public comment period. The Board will aggregate its response to substantially similar questions and make the questions and responses available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and on the Board’s website at https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofBarbersHairdressers.aspx.  The Board may, but is not required to, answer written questions received after the 10-day cut-off date and before the end of the comment period.

If you are a person with a disability who needs a special accommodation in order to participate in this process, please contact Sher Zinn at (907) 465-1049 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov, no later than April 10, 2020, to ensure that any necessary accommodation can be provided.

A copy of the proposed regulation changes is available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System and by contacting Sher Zinn at (907) 465-1049 or RegulationsAndPublicComment@alaska.gov, or go to https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/BAH-0220.pdf.

After the public comment period ends, the Board will either adopt the proposed regulation changes or other provisions dealing with the same subject, without further notice, or decide to take no action. The language of the final regulations may be different from that of the proposed regulations. You should comment during the time allowed if your interests could be affected. Written comments and questions received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

Statutory Authority: AS 08.13.030; AS 08.13.070; AS 08.13.110; AS 08.13.120; AS 08.13.180;
AS 08.13.210; AS 08.13.215

Statutes Being Implemented, Interpreted, or Made Specific: AS 08.13.030; AS 08.13.070;
AS 08.13.110; AS 08.13.120; AS 08.13.180; AS 08.13.210; AS 08.13.215

Fiscal Information:  The proposed regulation changes are not expected to require an increased appropriation.

DATE: 3/6/2020
Sher Zinn, Regulations Specialist
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing

For each occupation regulated under the Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing, the Division keeps a list of individuals or organizations who are interested in the regulations of that occupation.  The Division automatically sends a Notice of Proposed Regulations to the parties on the appropriate list each time there is a proposed change in an occupation's regulations in Title 12 of the Alaska Administrative Code.  If you would like your address added to or removed from such a list, send your request to the Division at the address above, giving your name, either your e-mail address or mailing address (as you prefer for receiving notices), and the occupational area in which you are interested.

ADDITIONAL REGULATION NOTICE INFORMATION
(AS 44.62.190(d))

1. Adopting agency:
Board of Barbers and Hairdressers - Department of Commerce, Community, and 
    Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing.

2. General subject of regulation: Shop and school owner applicants and licensees, enforcement of
    health and sanitary requirements of 18 AAC 23.

3. Citation of regulation: 12 AAC 09.110; 12 AAC 09.125.

4. Department of Law file number: To be assigned.

5. Reason for the proposed action: Compliance with new state statutes; update and clarification of
    current regulations.

6. Appropriation/Allocation: Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing - #2360.

7. Estimated annual cost to comply with the proposed action to:
    A private person:
None known.
    Another state agency:
None known.
    A municipality:
None known.

8. Cost of implementation to the state agency and available funding (in thousands of dollars):
   
No costs are expected in FY 2020 or in subsequent years.

9. The name of the contact person for the regulation:
   
Cynthia Spencer, Acting Records and Licensing Supervisor
    Board of Barbers and Hairdressers
    Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
    Telephone: (907) 465-2547
    E-mail: Cynthia.spencer@alaska.gov

10. The origin of the proposed action: Board of Barbers and Hairdressers.

11: Date: 3/6/2020
      Prepared by: Sher Zinn, Regulations Specialist
     
(907) 465-1049


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Created 3/2/2020 10:44:05 AM by skzinn
Modified 3/3/2020 2:11:58 PM by skzinn

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Department: Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Category: Regulations
Sub-Category: Notice of Proposed Regulations
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
 
Publish Date: 3/6/2020
Archive Date: 4/18/2020
 
Events/Deadlines:
  • Public comment deadline
    4/17/2020 4:30pm