Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Administrative Rules for Barbers - General Rules
Rule Set 2020-68 LR
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium
525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public
comments on proposed changes to the Barbers - General Rules rule set.
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.
By authority conferred on the department and the board by MCL 339.205, MCL 339.1110, MCL 339.1112,
and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and 2011-4, MCL 338.3501, MCL
445.2001, MCL 445.2011, and MCL 445.2030. The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing
with the Secretary of State. The proposed rules are published on the State of Michigan web site at
proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or electronic transmission at the following address: BPL-
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing or by mail or electronic mail at the
following address until 8/3/2021 at 05:00PM.
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing– Boards and
Committees Section, Attention: Policy Analyst
P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909-8170
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 711- to make