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49 Pa. Code § 7.120. Work done by students on the public.

§ 7.120. Work done by students on the public.

 (a)  A school may permit students to work on the public, and may charge a fee for treatment performed by students on the public based on the reasonable cost of materials used in such treatment, if the students have successfully completed the following hours of instruction:

   (1)  Cosmetology Curriculum—300 Hours

   (2)  Esthetics Curriculum—75 Hours

   (3)  Nail Technology Curriculum—50 Hours

   (4)  Natural Hair Braiding Curriculum—75 Hours

 (b)  A school that permits its students to work on the public shall display in a conspicuous place at the entrance to the school a sign with letters at least 2 inches in height, that states the following: ‘‘ALL WORK IN THE SCHOOL DONE BY STUDENTS ONLY’’ and ‘‘CHARGES FOR REASONABLE COST OF MATERIALS ONLY.’’

 (c)  A school shall display in a conspicuous place at the entrance to the school a sign stating that it is a school of cosmetology.


   The provisions of this §  7.120 amended under sections 5 and 11 of the act of May 3, 1933 (P. L. 242, No. 86) (63 P. S. § §  511 and 517).


   The provisions of this §  7.120 adopted September 12, 1975, effective September 13, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2391; amended May 24, 1991, effective May 25, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 2479; amended January 9, 2009, effective January 10, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 219. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (201704) to (201705).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  43b.5 (relating to schedule of civil penalties—cosmetologists, manicurists, cosmeticians, shops).

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