Article - Business Occupations and Professions
(a) In this title the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Apprentice barber” means an individual who, under the supervision of a master barber, is learning to practice barbering or to provide barber–stylist services in a barbershop that holds a barbershop permit.
(c) “Barber” means an individual who practices barbering.
(d) “Barber–stylist” means an individual who provides barber–stylist services.
(e) (1) “Barbershop” means any commercial establishment, except a beauty salon, in which an individual practices barbering or provides barber–stylist services.
(2) “Barbershop” includes a mobile barbershop.
(3) “Barbershop” does not include a clinic in a barber school.
(f) “Barbershop permit” means a permit issued by the Board to operate a barbershop.
(g) “Board” means the State Board of Barbers.
(h) (1) “License” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board to practice barbering or to provide barber–stylist services.
(2) “License” includes, unless the context requires otherwise, each of the following licenses:
(i) a master barber license;
(ii) a barber license; and
(iii) a barber–stylist limited license.
(i) (1) “Limited license” means a license issued by the Board to practice barbering as limited in § 4–301 of this title.
(2) “Limited license” includes, unless the context requires otherwise, a limited license to provide barber–stylist services.
(j) “Master barber” means a barber who:
(1) has at least 15 months experience as a licensed barber; and
(2) has passed a test approved by the Board.
(k) “Mobile barbershop” means a barbershop that is located in a motor vehicle or a trailer that is designed, constructed, and equipped as a place for an individual to practice barbering and for use as a conveyance on highways.
(l) (1) “Practice barbering” means to provide to an individual for compensation the service of:
(i) cutting, razor cutting, styling, relaxing, body waving, shampooing, or coloring the hair;
(ii) shaving or trimming the beard;
(iii) massaging the face;
(iv) designing, fitting, or cutting a hairpiece; or
(v) performing any other similar procedure on the hair, beard, face, or hairpiece of the individual.
(2) “Practice barbering” does not include:
(i) the mere sale of wigs or hairpieces; or
(ii) the services performed by an employee under the supervision of a master barber in a barbershop that holds a barbershop permit that are restricted to:
2. removal of a hair solution;
3. sterilization of equipment; or
4. similar activities.
(m) “Provide barber–stylist services” means to provide to an individual for compensation the service of:
(1) cutting, razor cutting, or styling the hair;
(2) shaving or trimming the beard;
(3) massaging the face; or
(4) performing any other similar procedure on the hair, beard, or face of the individual.