454.26 History History: 2011 a. 190; 2013 a. 205, 356; 2015 a. 195; 2017 a. 82.
454.265 454.265 Continuing education. The department may impose continuing education requirements on a person who holds a license under this subchapter that is not an inactive license as a part of the disciplinary process to ensure competency.
454.265 History History: 2011 a. 190; 2017 a. 81.
454.267 454.267 Regulatory updates.
454.267(1)(1)At the time the department gives notice of renewal under s. 440.08 (1), the department shall send, by electronic mail, to each person granted a license under s. 454.23 a digest that describes changes to statutes and rules that affect the practice of barbering.
454.267(2) (2)The department shall make available at all times on its Internet site the digest described in sub. (1).
454.267 History History: 2017 a. 81.
454.27 454.27 Licensees of other jurisdictions.
454.27(1)(1)Upon application and payment of the fee specified in s. 440.05 (2), the department may grant a license to practice barbering to an applicant who is licensed in another state or territory of the United States or in another country to perform services that are substantially the same as those performed by a licensed barber in this state and to whom at least one of the following applies:
454.27(1)(a) (a) The applicant completes a one-hour course educating the applicant on statutes and rules that apply to the practice, has never been disciplined by the licensing authority of another jurisdiction, and is not a party to a proceeding before the licensing agency in which it is alleged that the applicant was negligent in the licensed practice or violated any law relating to the licensed practice.
454.27(1)(b) (b) The applicant meets the requirements established in a reciprocal agreement under sub. (2) between the department and the licensing authority in the state where the applicant is licensed.
454.27(2) (2)The department may enter into a reciprocal agreement with the officials of another state for the licensing of barbers in this state and may grant a license to a person licensed in the other state according to the terms of that agreement.
454.27 History History: 2011 a. 190; 2017 a. 81, 82.
454.28 454.28 Inspections.
454.28(1)(1)The department shall appoint inspectors under the classified service to inspect licensed barbering establishments.
454.28(2) (2)An inspector appointed under sub. (1) may enter and inspect any licensed barbering establishment at any time during business hours.
454.28 History History: 2011 a. 190.
454.285 454.285 Disclosure of temporary permit status. A person practicing under a temporary permit to practice barbering granted under s. 454.23 (7) shall, before performing any barbering services, inform the person receiving the barbering service that he or she is practicing under a temporary permit and that he or she has satisfied all requirements except passage of an examination for a barbering license.
454.285 History History: 2011 a. 190.
454.287 454.287 Advisory committee. The secretary shall appoint an advisory committee under s. 440.042 to advise the department on matters relating to the regulation of barbers and barbering establishments under this subchapter and the rules required under s. 440.62 (5) (b) 2.
454.287 History History: 2011 a. 190; 2017 a. 82.
454.29 454.29 Disciplinary proceedings and actions.
454.29(1)(1)Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1), the department may make investigations or conduct hearings to determine whether a person has violated this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter.
454.29(2) (2)Subject to the rules promulgated under s. 440.03 (1) and this subchapter, the department may revoke, limit, suspend, or refuse to issue or renew, in accordance with the severity of the violation, a license or temporary permit granted under this subchapter or reprimand the holder of a license or temporary permit granted under this subchapter if the department finds that the holder or applicant has done any of the following:
454.29(2)(a) (a) Made a material misstatement in an application for a license, renewal of a license, or temporary permit.
454.29(2)(b) (b) Failed to correct or take substantial steps approved by the department to correct a violation of any sanitary or other rule of the department within the time limit stated by the department in a notification of violation.
454.29(2)(c) (c) Engaged in conduct in the practice of barbering that evidences a lack of knowledge or ability to apply professional principles or skills.
454.29(2)(d) (d) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322, and 111.335, been convicted of a felony committed while engaged in the practice of barbering.
454.29(2)(e) (e) Continued practice while knowingly having an infectious, contagious, or communicable disease.
454.29(2)(f) (f) Advertised in a manner that is false, deceptive, or misleading.
454.29(2)(g) (g) Advertised, practiced, or attempted to practice under another's name or another's trade name.
454.29(2)(h) (h) Subject to ss. 111.321, 111.322, and 111.34, been addicted to alcohol or other drugs to an extent related to the individual's ability to adequately undertake the job-related responsibilities of that individual's licensure.
454.29(2)(i) (i) Violated this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter.
454.29(3) (3)The department may, in addition to or in lieu of a reprimand or revocation, limitation, suspension, or denial of a license or temporary permit, assess against a person who has done any of the things under sub. (2) (a) to (i) a forfeiture of not more than $1,000 for each separate offense. Each day of continued violation constitutes a separate offense.
454.29 History History: 2011 a. 190.
454.295 454.295 Penalties. Any person who violates this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not less than 10 days nor more than 90 days or both.
454.295 History History: 2011 a. 190.
2021-22 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2023 Wis. Act 272 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on July 9, 2024. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 9, 2024, are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-9-24)