Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Dena Marks  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2020-68 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Barbers - General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The current rules pertain to sanitation requirements, patron protection, barber college requirements,  
and barber college curriculum.  
The rules will be amended to provide for rules to comply with MCL 339.1110, effective May 4, 2020,  
which permits a barber college to accept hours of instruction completed at a state school of  
cosmetology to be substituted for required courses in a barber college program, if they are  
substantially similar.  
All rules will be reviewed and may be revised for clarity or to provide up-to-date information and  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
The proposed revisions to the rules add definitions for terms used in the rule set and add the  
requirements for licensure by endorsement and relicensure; establish the criteria to be used by a  
barber college to determine whether instruction completed at a Michigan-licensed cosmetology  
school is substantially similar instruction to course work required in a barber student’s program of  
instruction; and require the school to notify the department of the substantially similar hours the  
student was permitted to substitute in the student’s barber college curriculum. Revisions were also  
made to the barber training curriculum for clarity.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
Flint Journal, July 15, 2021  
Grand Rapids Press, July 15, 2021  
Mining Journal, July 14, 2021  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
8/3/2021 11:00 AM at G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium , 525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing,  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) attending public hearing:  
Weston MacIntosh, Senior Policy Analyst, Boards and Committees Section, Bureau of Professional  
Dena Marks, Senior Policy Analyst, Boards and Committees Section, Bureau of Professional  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
Gregory Stack  
Benjamin Wisner  
Unknown E-mailer  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
12. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for change  
& citation  
13.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 3  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245