31.1502 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 31.1502]

As used in this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

(a) “Beauty shop or salon” means any premises upon or within which is practiced either of the classified occupations.

(b) “Board” means the American Samoa Board of Cosmetology.

(c) “Classified occupations” means the occupation of hairdresser and cosmetician.

(d) “Cosmetician” means any operator or person who, with hands or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances, or by use of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions, or creams, engages for compensation in any one or any combination of the following practices: massaging, cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, beautifying, or doing similar work upon the scalp, the face, neck, arms, bust, or upper part of the body, or manicuring the nails, or removing of superfluous hair, by the use of electricity or otherwise, about the body of any person.

(e) “Hairdresser” means any person who for compensation engages in any one or any combination of the following practices: arranging, dressing, curling, waving, cleansing, cutting, singeing, bleaching, coloring, or similar work upon the hair of another person.

(f) “Operator” means a hairdresser or cosmetician.

(g) “Apprentice cosmetician” means any person who, working under the supervision of a U.S. licensed cosmetician, and who, with hands or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances, or by use of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions, or creams, engages for compensation in any one or any combination of the following practices; massaging, cleansing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, beautifying, or doing similar work upon the scalp, the face, neck, arms, or upper part of the body, or manicuring the removing of superfluous hair.

(h) “Apprentice hairdresser” means any person who, working under the supervision of a U.S. licensed hairdresser, and who for compensation engages in any one or any combination of the following practices: arranging, dressing, curling, waving, cleansing, cutting, bleaching, coloring, or similar work upon the hair of another person.

(i) “Applicant” means any person who files an application to obtain an apprentice hairdresser or apprentice cosmetician’s or cosmetician or operator’s license.

(j) “U.S.” refers to the United States or any state or territory of the United States.

History: 1973, PL 13-5; amd 1983, PL 18-5 § 2; amd 2006, PL 29-17.

Amendments: 1983 Section amended generally.