S.B. No. 362
  relating to the practice of cosmetology.
         SECTION 1.  Section 1602.002, Occupations Code, is amended
  by amending Subsection (a) and adding Subsection (a-1) to read as
         (a)  In this chapter, "cosmetology" means the practice of
  performing or offering to perform for compensation any of the
  following services:
               (1)  treating a person's hair by:
                     (A)  providing any method of treatment as a
  primary service, including arranging, beautifying, bleaching,
  cleansing, coloring, cutting, dressing, dyeing, processing,
  shampooing, shaping, singeing, straightening, styling, tinting, or
                     (B)  providing a necessary service that is
  preparatory or ancillary to a service under Paragraph (A),
  including bobbing, clipping, cutting, or trimming a person's hair
  or shaving a person's neck with a safety razor; or
                     (C)  cutting the person's hair as a separate and
  independent service for which a charge is directly or indirectly
  made separately from charges for any other service;
               (2)  weaving or braiding a person's hair;
               (3)  shampooing and conditioning a person's hair;
               (4)  servicing a person's wig or artificial hairpiece
  on a person's head or on a block after the initial retail sale and
  servicing in any manner listed in Subdivision (1);
               (5)  treating a person's mustache or beard by
  arranging, beautifying, coloring, processing, styling, [or]
  trimming, or shaving with a safety razor;
               (6)  cleansing, stimulating, or massaging a person's
  scalp, face, neck, or arms:
                     (A)  by hand or by using a device, apparatus, or
  appliance; and
                     (B)  with or without the use of any cosmetic
  preparation, antiseptic, tonic, lotion, or cream;
               (7)  beautifying a person's face, neck, or arms using a
  cosmetic preparation, antiseptic, tonic, lotion, powder, oil,
  clay, cream, or appliance;
               (8)  administering facial treatments;
               (9)  removing superfluous hair from a person's body
  using depilatories, preparations, or tweezing techniques;
               (10)  treating a person's nails by:
                     (A)  cutting, trimming, polishing, tinting,
  coloring, cleansing, or manicuring; or
                     (B)  attaching false nails;
               (11)  massaging, cleansing, treating, or beautifying a
  person's hands or feet; or
               (12)  applying semipermanent, thread-like extensions
  composed of single fibers to a person's eyelashes.
         (a-1)  In this section, "safety razor" means a razor that is
  fitted with a guard close to the cutting edge of the razor that is
  intended to:
               (1)  prevent the razor from cutting too deeply; and
               (2)  reduce the risk and incidence of accidental cuts.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 362 passed the Senate on
  March 13, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 362 passed the House on
  May 17, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 134, Nays 0, two
  present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House