Section 34-7B-4

Board of Cosmetology and Barbering - Oath; bond; powers and duties; meetings; records and books.

(a) Before commencing their duties, each board member shall take an oath of office, the original copy of which shall be kept by the Secretary of State, and file a good and sufficient bond, in the penal amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000) payable to the state, to insure the faithful performance of his or her duties. The premium for the bond shall be paid out of the funds of the board.

(b) The board may do all things and take all legal action necessary, appropriate, and convenient for enforcing this chapter. The board shall adopt and promulgate rules compatible with this chapter pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 22 of Title 41. Any amendment to this chapter or the rules of the board shall be compiled, published, and distributed to licensees. Distributed copies shall be retained in each shop or school licensed by the board and shall be available for inspection by the general public, shop personnel, school personnel, and board personnel during normal operating hours.

(c) The board shall meet at such times and places as a majority of members agree by a properly adopted resolution, and shall set rules for its governance. The board shall adopt an official seal for authentication of board transactions. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for conducting business.

(d) The board shall keep a permanent record of its proceedings and minutes which shall be public information. All board records and books shall be prima facie evidence of the contents and shall be available for public inspection at all reasonable times.

(Act 2013-371, p. 1330, §2.)