In accordance with the provisions of 31 .0504 A.S.C.A., the board hereby requires:
(a) Three references to demonstrate the applicant is of good moral character.
(b) The demonstration of a valid current license to practice hairdressing and cosmetology in any state of the United States or in any other county which has licensing standards equivalent to those of any state of the United States by showing the original to the board and filing a clear, complete photocopy of the license together with the application. Any license in a language other than in English must be translated into English. For purposes of this rule the term “state” includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to authority of the United States of America.
(c) Sufficient references but no less than 2 that the applicant has practiced as an operator for 3 out of the 5 years immediately preceding the application filing date.
(d) In lieu of the requirement stated in paragraph (c) above, the applicant may show that he or she has a valid license as required by subsection (b) above and that the applicant has successfully completed a board approved refresher course at an accredited school in any state in the United States or in any country which has accrediting standards equivalent to any state of the United States within one year preceding the application date.
(e) A conditional license may be granted to an applicant who has substantially complied with the above qualifications. “Substantial compliance” shall mean the applicant is of good moral character, has acquired a license as required by subsection (b) above, has practiced as an operator at least 2 out of the 4 years immediately preceding this application date.
(f) All applicants must complete and file an application on a form approved by the board. Form CB 100, as it may be amended from time to time, is hereby approved as an official form for purposes of this chapter. All applications shall be certified by the applicant under penalty of perjury that the statements contained in the application are true.
(g) The burden of proof that the accrediting standards required by subsections (b) and (d) above are equivalent to any state of the United States is upon the applicant.History: Rule 4-88. eff 16 Jun 88, § 2.