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Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Annual Report 2015

The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report can be viewed by clicking on the following link: COS FY2015 AR

Notice of Public Hearing

Current Rules Filed with Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review and Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Rules.

 Acting under the authority of the Ohio Revised Code Sections 119.03, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology hereby announces a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Board room, 1929 Gateway Circle, Grove City, Ohio.

 On the date and at the time and place designated in this notice, any person affected by the proposed action of the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology may appear and be heard in person, by his/her attorney, or both; may present his/her position, arguments, or contentions orally or in writing; offer witnesses; and, present evidence tending to show that any proposal, if adopted or effectuated, will be unreasonable or unlawful.

Sub. Senate Bill 213

NOTICE:  Sub. Senate Bill 213 signed by Governor Kasich… 

On June 13, 2016, Sub. S.B. 213 was enacted into law by Governor Kasich.  This Act will go into effect on September 11, 2016.  Beginning immediately the Board will be working to identify areas that will result in a need to create new or amended rules of Chapter 4713 of the Ohio Administrative Code; develop updated agency policies; implement new or revised licensure processes; develop communications; and complete an overall assessment of required changes.

The following is a limited list of changes to Chapter 4713 of the Ohio Revised code as a result of SB 213:

  • Boutique Services Registration
  • Boutique Services Salon
  • Advanced License (Replaces the current Managers license)
  • Creation of an Instructor Examination
  • Disciplinary Action Changes including limits on monetary fines
  • Eliminates the requirement to have a licensee with a managers license on duty at all times.

Please continue to monitor our website for updates.  The Board will post additional information as it becomes available. To view the CURRENT VERSION of SB 213 CLICK HERE .

 Human Trafficking Continuing Education Requirement

All Licensees,

During the current renewal period 2015-2017, all licensees, including licensees exempted from having to complete continuing education pursuant to OAC 4713-21-03 (G), are required to complete a one (1) hour continuing education (CE) training course on human trafficking.  This course must be completed by January 31, 2017. Approved Human Trafficking training taken independently or as part of an approved course offering will be accepted.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING CE COURSE (provided by The Ohio State Board of Cosmetology) - CLICK HERE

A current list of approved CE classes that include Human Trafficking training is available. Click HERE