Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Administrative Rules for Barbers – General Rules  
Rule Set 2022-29 LR  
Tuesday, May 2, 2023  
09:00 AM  
611 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 rules include the following changes: approve and adopt examination requirements for  
licensure; clarify requirements for licensure by endorsement; amend the requirements for relicensure;  
revise and update sanitation standards; revise and update standards pertaining to astringents,  
treatments of the eye, and blood spill procedures; revise the construction standards and equipment  
requirements for barber colleges; revise and update the duties of a barber college and add duties for a  
barbershop conducting an apprenticeship program; add a distance education rule; revise the curriculum  
requirements for a barber college and add the curriculum requirements for an apprenticeship program;  
and revise the rule related to student records and add requirements for apprenticeship records.  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory affairs and the board  
of barber examiners by sections 205, 308, 1110, and 1112 of the occupational code, 1980 PA 299, MCL  
339.205, 339.308, 339.1110, and 339.1112, Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-  
1, and 2011-4, MCL 338.3501, 445.2001, 445.2011, and 445.2030).  
The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed  
issue of the Michigan Register. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or  
electronic mail at the following email address:  
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing, by mail, or by electronic mail at the  
following addresses until 5/2/2023 at 05:00PM.  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing– Boards and  
Committees Section, Attention: Departmental Specialist  
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