1Amending the act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), entitled, as
2amended, "An act to promote the public health and safety by
3providing for examination, licensing and granting of permits
4for those who desire to engage in the profession of
5cosmetology; defining cosmetology, and regulating cosmetology
6salons, schools, students, apprentices, teachers, managers,
7manicurists and cosmetologists; conferring powers and duties
8upon the Commissioner of Professional and Occupational
9Affairs in the Department of State; providing for appeals to
10certain courts by applicants and licensees; and providing
11penalties," providing for authorization of school of
12cosmetology as institution of postsecondary education.

13The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
14hereby enacts as follows:

15Section 1. The act of May 3, 1933 (P.L.242, No.86), referred
16to as the Cosmetology Law, is amended by adding a section to

18Section 6.1. Authorization of School of Cosmetology as
19Institution of Postsecondary Education.--A school of cosmetology
20shall be recognized and authorized as an institution of
21postsecondary education if it meets the following conditions:

22(1) The school admits as regular students only those
23individuals who are either beyond the age of compulsory

1education or have a high school diploma or a diploma based on
2passing general educational development (GED) tests or their

4(2) The school is licensed by name and authorized by the
5Department of State and the board under this act to offer one or
6more training programs beyond the secondary level.

7Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.