Laws 1935, Chapter 51 created the State Board of Barber Examiners. The name was changed to Board of Barbers by Laws 1984, Chapter 279, effective retroactively to July 1, 1984. As part of the sunset review process, the Board was continued to July 1, 2022 by Laws 2014, Chapter 247. See A.R.S. § 32-301 et seq.
Protects the public from the incompetent practice of barbering, establishes minimum qualifications for entry into the profession, conducts sanitation inspections and disciplines those barbers who violate barbering statutes or rules.
Formerly the State Board of Barbers and Cosmeticians, (1929-1935). See Laws 1931, Chapter 39. The State Board of Beauty Culturist Examiners was also established on the same date thus differentiating beauty culture and barbers. In 1984, the Legislature established minimum qualifications to enter the profession and disciplinary measures for barbers who violate statutes or rules.
The Board consists of five members, appointed by the Governor, to five year terms. Three members represent the profession and two are public members.
- Arizona Cost Efficiency commission Final Report 1988
- A.R.S. § 32-301 et seq.
- Session laws (1931, 1935, 1984 and 2014)