Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 13. Barbers and Hairdressers
Section 30. Powers and Duties of the Board.
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AS 08.13.030. Powers and Duties of the Board.

(a) The board shall exercise general control over the vocations of barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, esthetics, and body piercing and the vocation of tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring.

(b) The board shall

(1) examine applicants and approve the issuance of licenses and permits to practice;

(2) authorize the issuance of licenses for schools of barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, and esthetics;

(3) develop written instructions and notices that tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring shop owners and practitioners and body piercing shop owners and practitioners are required to give or display under AS 08.13.215 .

(c) The board may

(1) suspend or revoke a license or permit;

(2) on its own motion or upon receipt of a written complaint, conduct hearings and request the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development or the Department of Environmental Conservation to investigate the practices of a person, shop, or school involved in the practice or teaching of barbering, hairdressing, manicuring, esthetics, body piercing, or tattooing and permanent cosmetic coloring;

(3) adopt regulations or do any act necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

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