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Volume 40 - Issue 25 - June 24, 2021

State of Kansas

Board of Cosmetology

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulations

A public hearing will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. August 24, 2021, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to regulations K.A.R. 69-1-4, 69-6-2, 69-6-3, and 69-15-31. Due to recent concerns regarding COVID-19, only remote public participation is available. To participate in the teleconference hearing, call 1-785-414-8630 and enter conference code 131233130#. To attend the public hearing by video, please email During the hearing, all interested individuals will be given a reasonable opportunity to present their views orally on the proposed regulations. If an individual wishes to give oral comment during the remote hearing, provide a written copy of the comment to the email or postal mailing address or fax number listed below. In order to give each individual an opportunity to present their views, it may be necessary for the hearing officer to request that each presenter limit an oral presentation to an appropriate time frame.

This 60-day notice of the public hearing shall constitute a public comment period for the purpose of receiving written public comments on the proposed regulations. All interested parties may submit written comments prior to the hearing to the Kansas Board of Cosmetology, 714 SW Jackson, Jayhawk Walk Building, Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66603-3714, by fax at 785-296-3002, or by email to

Any individual with a disability may request an accommodation in order to participate in the public hearing and may request the proposed regulations and economic impact statement in an accessible format. Requests for accommodation to participate in the hearing should be made at least five working days in advance of the hearing by contacting Alexis Henderson at 785-249-7061 (or TTY 1-800-766-3777).

A summary of the proposed regulations and their economic impact follow. (Note: Statements indicating that a regulation is “not anticipated to have any economic impact” are intended to indicate that no economic impact on the Kansas Board of Cosmetology, other state agencies, state employees, or the general public has been identified.)

Copies of the proposed regulations and the Economic Impact Statement for the proposed regulations can be viewed at

K.A.R. 69-1-4 Removes the requirement that the client protection portion of the practical examination be scored separately.

K.A.R. 69-6-2 Removes wording in conflict with statute.

K.A.R. 69-6-3 Revokes the regulation due to outdated wording and statutory conflict.

K.A.R. 69-15-31 Identifies and defines any potentially disqualifying civil and criminal records that may disqualify an applicant from receiving a body art practitioner license and provides for an advisory opinion prior to application for licensure to state if there is a disqualifying civil or criminal record that would disqualify such applicant from licensure.

Economic Impact. The Board anticipates that there should be little, if any, economic impact to State and local governments due to these regulations.

Laura Gloeckner
Executive Director

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