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1. Adopt rules that are necessary and proper for the administration of this chapter, including sanitary and safety requirements for salons and schools and sanitary and safety standards for the practice of cosmetology, aesthetics, nail technology and hairstyling.
2. Administer and enforce this chapter and rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.
3. Either prepare, administer and grade practical and written examinations or contract with a national professional organization for cosmetology selected by the board to prepare, administer and grade practical and written examinations.
4. Make and maintain a record of its acts and proceedings, including the issuance, denial, renewal, suspension or revocation of licenses and public reproofs of licensees.
5. Evidence its official acts by the signature of the chairman or vice-chairman of the board or a representative designated by the board.
6. Keep records of the board open to public inspection at all reasonable times.
7. Make an annual report to the governor on or before October 1 of each year covering its official acts and financial transactions during the preceding fiscal year and making recommendations it deems necessary.
8. Prescribe minimum school curriculum requirements for cosmetologists, aestheticians, nail technicians, hairstylists and instructors.
9. Prescribe standards and requirements for the provision of salon services through mobile units and in customer locations.
10. Approve a cosmetologist as a mentor based on the cosmetologist's record of compliance with this chapter. The board may not condition the approval on the cosmetologist's payment of an additional fee or completion of an additional requirement.
B. The board may:
1. Inspect the premises of any salon or school during business hours.
2. Delegate authority to its executive director to issue licenses to applicants who meet the requirements of this chapter.