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      RS 37:341     



§341.  Board of Barber Examiners

A.(1)  The Board of Barber Examiners, hereinafter referred to as the board, is hereby created.  The board shall consist of five members appointed by the governor, each of whom shall be a practical barber who has followed the occupation of barbering in this state for five years continuously and in his district for two years prior to his appointment.

(2)  One member shall be appointed from each public service commission district in the following manner:

(a)  The Louisiana State Association of Journeymen Barbers, Hair Dressers, Cosmetologists, and Proprietors shall submit to the governor a list of three names for each vacancy that may exist on the board, one of whom shall be a member of a racial minority and a member of the nominating organization.

(b)  When more than one vacancy exists at the same time, the name of any person may not appear on more than one list.

(c)  Upon receipt of the lists, the governor shall select and appoint one member.

B.  Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.

C.  The governor shall designate one member to serve as chairman of the board.

D.  The members of the board shall serve staggered terms of six years.  However, no member shall serve more than two consecutive terms.

E.  A vacancy occurring on the board for any reason shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

Acts 1964, No. 309, §1.  Amended by Acts 1975, No. 815, §1; Acts 1977, No. 275, §1, eff. July 7, 1977.  Acts 1984, No. 238, §1.  Acts 1984, No. 399, §1, eff. July 6, 1984; Acts 1995, No. 226, §1, eff. July 1, 1995.

NOTE:  See Acts 1995, No. 226, §2, eff. July 1, 1995.

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