Legislative Updates for Texas

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation—Cosmetology

920 Colorado
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-463-6599 | Fax: 512-463-9498 | Website: tdlr.texas.gov/cosmet/ | Email: via online form at https://ga.tdlr.texas.gov:1443/form/csgeneralinquiry
Training hours required from a licensed esthetics school/program: 750
Renewal CEU hours: 4 hours every year

Texas House Bill No. 2847: Digitally Prearranged Services

The Texas Legislature passed House Bill No. 2847 (HB 2847) (https://legiscan.com/TX/text/HB2847/2019) in 2019, allowing certain barbering and cosmetology services to be scheduled through a digital network. The services must be performed by a licensed barber or cosmetologist and performed at a location not licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) as a cosmetology salon or barbershop. The bill added Section 1603.208.

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