CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1136
1991 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 18, 1991
Yeas 72 Nays 26
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 18, 1991
Yeas 35 Nays 9
President of the Senate
Governor of the State of Washington
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1136 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Secretary of State
State of Washington
ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1136
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By House Committee on Commerce & Labor (originally sponsored by Representatives Haugen, O'Brien, Wilson, Wineberry, Spanel, Prince, Valle, H. Myers, Heavey, Scott, Cole, Zellinsky, Wood, Paris, Orr, Jacobsen, Leonard and May).
Read first time February 18, 1991.
AN ACT Relating to cosmetology; amending RCW 18.16.020, 18.16.030, 18.16.050, 18.16.060, 18.16.090, 18.16.100, 18.16.110, 18.16.130, 18.16.140, 18.16.150, 18.16.160, 18.16.200, 50.04.225, 51.12.020, and 82.04.360; adding new sections to chapter 18.16 RCW; creating a new section; repealing RCW 18.16.040 and 18.16.120; prescribing penalties; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 18.16.020 and 1984 c 208 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
(1) "Board" means the cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring advisory board.
(2) "Director" means the director of the department of licensing or the director's designee.
"The practice of cosmetology" means the practice of ((
the practice of barbering)) cutting, trimming, styling, shampooing,
(( and the)) permanent waving, chemical relaxing or straightening,
bleaching, or coloring of the hair of the face, neck, and scalp and
manicuring and esthetics.
(4) "Cosmetologist" means a person licensed under this chapter to engage in the practice of cosmetology and who has completed sixteen hundred hours of instruction at a school licensed under this chapter.
(5) "The practice of barbering" means the cutting, trimming, arranging, dressing, curling, waving and shampooing hair of the face, neck and scalp.
"Barber" means a person licensed under this chapter to engage in the
practice of barbering ((
and who has completed eight hundred hours of
instruction at a school licensed under this chapter)).
"Practice of manicuring" means the cleaning, shaping, or polishing
of the nails of the hands or feet, and the application and removal of
, skin care involving hot compresses, massage, or the use
of electrical appliances or chemical compounds formulated for professional
application only, and the temporary removal of superfluous hair by means of
lotions, creams or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliances on another
"Manicurist" means a person ((
who has successfully completed five
hundred hours of instruction at a school licensed under this chapter and who is
licensed pursuant to this chapter)) licensed under this chapter to
engage in the practice of manicuring.
(9) "Practice of esthetics" means skin care of the face, neck, and hands involving hot compresses, massage, or the use of approved electrical appliances or nonabrasive chemical compounds formulated for professional application only, and the temporary removal of superfluous hair by means of lotions, creams, or mechanical or electrical apparatus or appliance on another person.
(10) "Esthetician" means a person licensed under this chapter to engage in the practice of esthetics.
(11) "Instructor-trainee" means a person who is currently licensed in this state as a cosmetologist, barber, manicurist, or esthetician, and is enrolled in an approved instructor-trainee program in a school licensed under this chapter.
(12) "School" means any establishment offering instruction in the practice of cosmetology, or barbering, or esthetics, or manicuring, or instructor-trainee to students and licensed under this chapter.
(13) "Student" means a person sixteen years of age or older
who is enrolled in a school licensed under this chapter and receives any phase
of cosmetology, barbering, (( or)) esthetics or manicuring
instruction with or without tuition, fee, or cost, and who does not receive any
wage or commission.
"Cosmetology instructor")) (14) "Instructor-operator-cosmetology"
means a person who gives instruction in the practice of cosmetology(( ,
barbering and/or manicuring)) and instructor-training in a school
and who has the same qualifications as a cosmetologist (( and who)),
has completed at least five hundred hours of instruction in (( cosmetology))
teaching techniques and lesson planning in a school, and has passed an
examination prepared or selected by the board and administered by the
director. (( A person who applies for a license under this section and who
can show equivalent credentials to the five hundred hour curriculum is exempt
from the five hundred hour requirement.)) An applicant who holds a degree
in education from an accredited postsecondary institution and who is
otherwise qualified shall upon application be licensed as an instructor (( if
the applicant meets the requirements for licensure as a cosmetologist)) -operator
with a cosmetology endorsement.
(15) "Instructor-operator-barber" means a person who gives
instruction in the practice of barbering and instructor training in a school,
has the same qualifications as a barber, has completed at least five hundred
hours of instruction in teaching techniques and lesson planning in a school,
and has passed an examination prepared or selected by the board and
administered by the director. An applicant who holds a degree in education
from an accredited postsecondary institution and who is otherwise qualified
shall upon application be licensed as an instructor-operator with a barber
(16) "Instructor-operator-manicure" means a person who gives instruction in the practice of manicuring and instructor training in a school, has the same qualifications as a manicurist, has completed at least five hundred hours of instruction in teaching techniques and lesson planning in a school, and has passed an examination prepared or selected by the board and administered by the director. An applicant who holds a degree in education from an accredited postsecondary institution and who is otherwise qualified shall upon application be licensed as an instructor-operator with a manicurist endorsement.
(17) "Instructor-operator-esthetics" means a person who gives instruction in the practice of esthetics and instructor training in a school, has the same qualifications as an esthetician, has completed at least five hundred hours of instruction in teaching techniques and lesson planning in a school, and has passed an examination prepared or selected by the board and administered by the director. An applicant who holds a degree in education from an accredited postsecondary institution and who is otherwise qualified shall upon application be licensed as an instructor-operator with an esthetics endorsement.
Special)) Vocational student" is a person (( who
has academically completed the eleventh grade of high school,)) who in
cooperation with any senior high, vocational technical institute, community
college, or prep school, attends a cosmetology school and participates in its
student course of instruction and has the same rights and duties as a student
as defined in this chapter. (( The school shall have relatively
corresponding rights and responsibilities, and)) The person must have
academically completed the eleventh grade of high school. Every such (( special))
vocational student shall receive credit for all creditable hours
of the approved course of instruction received in the school of
cosmetology upon graduation from high school. Hours shall be credited to a (( special))
vocational student if the student graduates from an accredited high
school or receives a certificate of educational competence (( before applying
to take the cosmetologist, barber, or manicurist license examination)).
(19) "Booth renter" means a person who performs cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring services where the use of the salon/shop facilities is contingent upon compensation to the owner of the salon/shop facilities and the person receives no compensation or other consideration from the owner for the services performed.
(20) "Person" means any individual, partnership, professional service corporation, joint stock association, joint venture, or any other entity authorized to do business in this state.
(21) "Salon/shop" means any building, structure, or motor home or any part thereof, other than a school, where the commercial practice of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring is conducted.
(22) "Crossover training" means training approved by the director as training hours that may be credited to current licensees for similar training received in another profession licensed under this chapter.
(23) "Approved security" means surety bond, savings assignment, or irrevocable letter of credit.
(24) "Mobile operator" means any person possessing a valid cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, or esthetician's license that provides services in a mobile salon/shop.
(25) "Personal service operator" means any person possessing a valid cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, or esthetician's license that provides services for clients in the client's home, office, or other location that is convenient for the client.
Sec. 2. RCW 18.16.030 and 1984 c 208 s 7 are each amended to read as follows:
In addition to any other duties imposed by law, the director shall have the following powers and duties:
(1) To set all license, examination, and renewal fees in accordance with RCW 43.24.086;
(2) To adopt rules necessary to implement this chapter;
(3) To investigate alleged violations of this chapter and consumer complaints involving the practice of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring, schools offering training in these areas, and salons/shops and booth renters offering these services;
(4) To issue subpoenas, statements of charges, statements of intent, final orders, stipulated agreements, and any other legal remedies necessary to enforce this chapter;
(5) To issue cease and desist letters and letters of warning for infractions of this chapter;
(6) To conduct all disciplinary proceedings, impose sanctions, and assess fines for violations of this chapter or any rules adopted under it;
(7) To prepare and administer or approve the preparation and
administration of licensing examinations;
(8) To establish minimum safety and sanitation standards for schools,
cosmetologists, barbers, manicurists, estheticians, and salons/shops;
(9) To establish minimum instruction guidelines for the training of
Shall keep all student training records submitted by the school on file for at
least five years or until the student is licensed; (9))) (10)
To maintain the official department record of applicants and licensees;
(11) To delegate in writing to a designee the authority to issue subpoenas, statements of charges, and any other documents necessary to enforce this chapter;
(12) To establish by rule the procedures for an appeal of an examination failure;
(13) To employ such administrative, investigative, and clerical staff as needed to implement this chapter;
To set license expiration dates and renewal periods for all licenses ((
consistent with this chapter; and
(15) To make information available to the department of revenue to assist in collecting taxes from persons required to be licensed under this chapter.
Sec. 3. RCW 18.16.050 and 1984 c 208 s 9 are each amended to read as follows:
is created a state cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring
advisory board consisting of five members appointed by the governor who shall
advise the director concerning the administration of this chapter. Four members
of the board shall ((
be barbers or cosmetologists who are licensed under
this chapter and)) include a minimum of two instructors with the balance
made up of currently practicing licensees who have been engaged in the
practice of manicuring, esthetics, barbering, or cosmetology for
at least three years (( or who have qualified under RCW 18.16.120(1))).
One member of the board shall be a consumer who is unaffiliated with the
cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring industry. The term of
office for board members is three years. (( The terms of the first board
members, however, shall be staggered to ensure an orderly succession of new
board members thereafter.)) Any board member may be removed for just
cause. The director may appoint a new member to fill any vacancy on the committee
for the remainder of the unexpired term. No board member may serve more than
two consecutive terms, whether full or partial.
members shall be entitled to compensation ((
at the rate of fifty dollars per
day)) pursuant to RCW 43.03.240 for each day spent conducting
official business and to reimbursement for travel expenses (( under)) as
provided by RCW 43.03.050 and 43.03.060.
Sec. 4. RCW 18.16.060 and 1984 c 208 s 3 are each amended to read as follows:
is a misdemeanor for)) (1) The director shall impose a fine of one
thousand dollars on any person (( to do)) who does any of the
following without first obtaining the license required by this chapter:
(a) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, commercial
practice of cosmetology, barbering, (( or)) esthetics, manicuring,
(b) Instructs in a school; (( or (3))) (c)
Operates a school; or
(d) Operates a salon/shop. Each booth renter shall be considered to be operating an independent salon/shop and shall obtain a separate salon/shop license.
(2) A person licensed as a cosmetology instructor-operator may engage in the commercial practice of cosmetology without maintaining a cosmetologist license. A person licensed as a barbering instructor-operator may engage in the commercial practice of barbering without maintaining a barber license. A person licensed as a manicuring instructor-operator may engage in the commercial practice of manicuring without maintaining a manicurist license. A person licensed as an esthetician instructor-operator may engage in the commercial practice of esthetics without maintaining an esthetician license.
Sec. 5. RCW 18.16.090 and 1984 c 208 s 10 are each amended to read as follows:
for licensure under this chapter shall be conducted monthly at such times and
places as the director determines appropriate. Examinations shall consist of
tests designed to reasonably measure the applicant's knowledge of safe and
sanitary practice. The director shall ((
annually announce the dates and
locations of examinations scheduled for that year. Passing grades shall be
based upon a standard of one hundred percent. An applicant who receives a
passing grade as determined by the board is entitled to the appropriate license
for which the applicant was examined. All
examination papers completed by the applicant shall be kept on file by the
director for a period of at least one year and shall be available for
inspection by the applicant or the applicant's agent)) establish
by rule the minimum passing score for all examinations and the requirements for
reexamination of applicants who fail the examination or examinations.
The director shall take steps to ensure that after completion of the required course, applicants may promptly take the examination and receive the results of the examination.
Sec. 6. RCW 18.16.100 and 1984 c 208 s 5 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) Upon payment of the proper fee, the director shall issue the appropriate license to any person who:
(a) Is at least seventeen years of age or older;
Has completed a sixteen hundred hour course of training in cosmetology, an
eight hundred hour course of training in barbering, or a five hundred hour
course of training in manicuring. The required curriculum shall be determined
by the director in consultation with the board)) (b) Has completed and
graduated from a course approved by the director of sixteen hundred hours of
training in cosmetology, one thousand hours of training in barbering, five
hundred hours of training in manicuring, five hundred hours of training in
esthetics, and/or five hundred hours of training as an instructor-trainee;
(c) Has received a passing grade on (( a)) the appropriate
licensing examination approved or administered by the director.
(2) A person currently licensed under this chapter may qualify for examination and licensure, after the required examination is passed, in another category if he or she has completed the crossover training course approved by the director.
(3) Upon payment of the proper fee, the director shall issue a salon/shop license to the operator of a salon/shop if the salon/shop meets the other requirements of this chapter as demonstrated by information submitted by the operator.
(4) The director may consult with the state board of health and the department of labor and industries in establishing training and examination requirements.
Sec. 7. RCW 18.16.110 and 1984 c 208 s 12 are each amended to read as follows:
The director shall issue the appropriate license to ((
applicant who (( has applied for a license and complied with)) meets
the requirements (( established under)) as outlined in this
chapter (( for that license)). Failure to renew a license before its
expiration date subjects the holder to a penalty fee and payment of each
year's renewal fee, at the current rate, up to a maximum of four years as
established by the director in accordance with RCW 43.24.086. A person whose
license has not been renewed for (( three)) four years shall be
required to (( retake)) submit an application, fee, meet current
licensing requirements, and pass the applicable examination or
examinations before the license may be (( reissued)) reinstated:
PROVIDED, That the director may waive this requirement for good cause shown. To
renew a salon/shop license, the licensee shall provide proof of insurance as
required by section 15(1)(h) of this act.
(2) Upon request and payment of an additional fee to be established by the director, the director shall issue a duplicate license to an applicant.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 8. (1) All licenses issued prior to January 1, 1992, shall remain in effect until renewal or January 1, 1993, whichever is earlier.
(a) On or before renewal of each individual's license the licensee will be allowed to designate the license to be issued. A licensed cosmetologist may request licenses in cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics. A manicurist may request licenses in manicuring and esthetics. An instructor may request endorsements in cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics.
(b) A renewal fee is required for each license type requested. A licensed cosmetologist requesting all four licenses shall pay four renewal fees. An instructor shall be issued one license with endorsements for the multiple areas that they teach with only one renewal fee required.
(c) After January 1, 1993, any licensee wishing to obtain additional licenses or endorsements to their licenses shall meet the training and examination requirements of this chapter.
(2) Students currently enrolled in a licensed school in an approved course as of January 1, 1992, may apply for the examination or examinations in any type or any combination of types of licenses when they complete the appropriate course.
(3) Schools must update their curricula to comply with this chapter by July 1, 1992. No students may be enrolled in the programs under the previous law if they cannot complete their training prior to January 1, 1993, to allow them to apply for examination under subsection (2) of this section.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 9. (1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, licenses issued under this chapter expire as follows:
(a) A salon/shop license expires one year from issuance or when the insurance required by section 15(1)(h) of this act expires, whichever occurs first;
(b) A school license expires one year from issuance; and
(c) Cosmetologist, barber, manicurist, and instructor licenses expire two years from issuance.
(2) The director may provide for expiration dates other than those set forth in subsection (1) of this section for the purpose of establishing staggered renewal periods.
Sec. 10. RCW 18.16.130 and 1984 c 208 s 11 are each amended to read as follows:
person who is properly licensed in any state, territory, or possession of the
United States, or foreign country shall be ((
issued a license under this
chapter without)) eligible for examination if the applicant submits
the approved application and fee and provides proof to the director that he
or she is currently licensed in good standing as a cosmetologist, barber,
manicurist, esthetician, instructor, or the equivalent in that
jurisdiction (( and has completed a course of training equivalent to that
required under this chapter)). Upon passage of the required
examinations the appropriate license will be issued.
Sec. 11. RCW 18.16.140 and 1987 c 445 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) Any person wishing to operate a school shall, before opening such a school, file with the director for approval a license application and fee containing the following information:
(a) The names and addresses of all owners, managers, and
Proof that)) (b) A copy of the school's curriculum (( satisfies))
satisfying the training guidelines established by the director;
The catalogs, brochures, and contract forms the school proposes to use; (4))) (c)
A sample copy of the school's catalog, brochure, enrollment
contract, and cancellation and refund policies that will be used or
distributed by the school to students and the public;
(d) A description and floor plan of the school's physical
equipment and facilities;
(e) A surety bond, irrevocable letter of credit, or savings
assignment in an amount not less than (( one)) ten thousand
dollars, or (( five)) ten percent of the annual gross tuition
collected by the school, whichever is greater. The (( bond)) approved
security shall not exceed (( twenty-five)) fifty thousand
dollars and shall run to the state of Washington for the protection of unearned
prepaid student tuition. The school shall attest to its gross tuition at least
annually on forms provided by the department. When a new school license is
being applied for, the applicant will estimate its annual gross tuition to
establish a bond amount. This subsection shall not apply to community colleges
and vocational technical schools.
proper)) approval of the application and (( payment of fees))
documents, the director shall issue a license to operate a school with
the appropriate certification or certifications.
(2) Changes to the information provided by schools shall be submitted to the department within fifteen days of the implementation date.
(3) A change involving the controlling interest of the school requires a new license application and fee. The new application shall include all required documentation, proof of ownership change, and be approved prior to a license being issued.
Sec. 12. RCW 18.16.150 and 1984 c 208 s 8 are each amended to read as follows:
time to time as deemed necessary by the director, ((
all)) schools (( shall
be surveyed)) may be audited for compliance with this chapter. If
the director determines that (( any)) a licensed school is not
maintaining the standards required according to this chapter, written
notice thereof(( , in writing,)) shall be given to the school. A school
which fails to correct these conditions to the satisfaction of the director
within a reasonable time shall(( , upon due notice to the school,)) be
subject to penalties imposed (( by the director)) under RCW 18.16.210.
Sec. 13. RCW 18.16.160 and 1984 c 208 s 16 are each amended to read as follows:
addition to any other legal remedy, any student or instructor-trainee
having a claim against a school may bring suit upon the ((
surety bond)) approved
security required in RCW (( 18.16.140(6))) 18.16.140(1)(e) in
the superior or district court of Thurston county or the county in which the
educational services were offered by the school. Action upon the (( bond))
approved security shall be commenced by filing the complaint with the clerk
of the appropriate superior or district court within one year from the date of
the cancellation of the (( bond)) approved security: PROVIDED,
That no action shall be maintained upon the (( bond)) approved
security for any claim which has been barred by any nonclaim statute or
statute of limitations of this state. Service of process in an action upon the
(( bond)) approved security shall be exclusively by service upon
the director. Two copies of the complaint shall be served by registered or
certified mail upon the director at the time the suit is started. Such service
shall constitute service on the (( surety)) approved security and
the school. The director shall transmit the complaint or a copy thereof to the
school at the address listed in the director's records and to the surety within
forty-eight hours after it has been received. The (( surety)) approved
security shall not be liable in an aggregate amount in excess of the amount
named in the (( bond)) approved security. In any action on (( a
bond)) an approved security, the prevailing party is entitled to
reasonable attorney's fees and costs.
director shall maintain a record, available for public inspection, of all suits
commenced under this chapter upon ((
surety bonds)) approved security.
Sec. 14. RCW 18.16.200 and 1984 c 208 s 13 are each amended to read as follows:
Any applicant or licensee under this chapter may be subject to disciplinary action by the director if the licensee or applicant:
Has been found guilty of a crime related to the practice of cosmetology,
or)) esthetics, manicuring, or instructing;
(2) Has made a material misstatement or omission in connection with an original application or renewal;
(3) Has engaged in false or misleading advertising;
Has performed services in an unsafe or unsanitary manner; ((
(5) Has aided and abetted unlicensed activity;
(6) Has engaged in the commercial practice of cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, esthetics, or instructed in or operated a school without first obtaining the license required by this chapter;
(7) Has engaged in the commercial practice of cosmetology in a school;
(8) Has not provided a safe, sanitary, and good moral environment for students and public;
(9) Has not provided records as required by this chapter;
(10) Has not cooperated with the department in supplying records or assisting in an investigation or disciplinary procedure; or
(11) Has violated any provision of this chapter or any rule adopted under it.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 15. (1) A salon/shop shall meet the following minimum requirements:
(a) Maintain an outside entrance separate from any rooms used for sleeping or residential purposes;
(b) Provide and maintain for the use of its customers adequate toilet facilities located within or adjacent to the salon/shop;
(c) Be operated under the direct supervision of a licensed cosmetologist except that a salon/shop that is limited to barbering may be directly supervised by a barber, a salon/shop that is limited to manicuring may be directly supervised by a manicurist, and a salon/shop that is limited to esthetics may be directly supervised by an esthetician;
(d) Any room used wholly or in part as a salon/shop shall not be used for residential purposes, except that toilet facilities may be used jointly for residential and business purposes;
(e) Meet the zoning requirements of the county, city, or town, as appropriate;
(f) Provide for safe storage and labeling of chemicals used in the practice of cosmetology;
(g) Meet all applicable local and state fire codes;
(h) Provide proof that the salon/shop is covered by a public liability insurance policy in an amount not less than one hundred thousand dollars for combined bodily injury and property damage liability; and
(i) Other requirements which the director determines are necessary for safety and sanitation of salons/shops. The director may consult with the state board of health and the department of labor and industries in establishing minimum salon/shop safety requirements.
(2) A salon/shop shall post the notice to customers described in section 16 of this act.
(3) Upon receipt of a written complaint that a salon/shop has violated any provisions of this chapter or the rules adopted under this chapter, the director shall inspect the salon/shop. If the director determines that any salon/shop is not in compliance with this chapter, the director shall send written notice to the salon/shop. A salon/shop which fails to correct the conditions to the satisfaction of the director within a reasonable time shall, upon due notice, be subject to the penalties imposed by the director under RCW 18.16.210. The director may enter any salon/shop during business hours for the purpose of inspection. The director may contract with health authorities of local governments to conduct the inspections under this subsection.
(4) A salon/shop, including a salon/shop operated by a booth renter, shall obtain a certificate of registration from the department of revenue.
(5) This section does not prohibit the use of motor homes as mobile salon/shops if the motor home meets the health and safety standards of this section.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 16. The director shall prepare and provide to all licensed salons/shops a notice to consumers. At a minimum, the notice shall state that cosmetology, barber, esthetics, and manicure salons/shops are required to be licensed, that salons/shops are required to maintain minimum safety and sanitation standards, that customer complaints regarding salons/shops may be reported to the department, and a telephone number and address where complaints may be made.
Sec. 17. RCW 50.04.225 and 1985 c 7 s 117 are each amended to read as follows:
term "employment" does not include services performed in a barber
shop or cosmetology shop by persons licensed under chapter 18.16 RCW if((
The use of the shop facilities by the individual performing the services is
contingent upon compensation to the shop owner; and (2)
The individual performing the services receives no compensation or other
consideration from the owner for the services performed)) the
person is a booth renter as defined in RCW 18.16.020.
Sec. 18. RCW 51.12.020 and 1987 c 316 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
The following are the only employments which shall not be included within the mandatory coverage of this title:
(1) Any person employed as a domestic servant in a private home by an employer who has less than two employees regularly employed forty or more hours a week in such employment.
(2) Any person employed to do gardening, maintenance, repair, remodeling, or similar work in or about the private home of the employer.
(3) A person whose employment is not in the course of the trade, business, or profession of his or her employer and is not in or about the private home of the employer.
(4) Any person performing services in return for aid or sustenance only, received from any religious or charitable organization.
(5) Sole proprietors or partners: PROVIDED, That after July 26, 1981, sole proprietors or partners who for the first time register under chapter 18.27 RCW or become licensed for the first time under chapter 19.28 RCW shall be included under the mandatory coverage provisions of this title subject to the provisions of RCW 51.32.030. These persons may elect to withdraw from coverage under RCW 51.12.115.
(6) Any child under eighteen years of age employed by his parent or parents in agricultural activities on the family farm.
(7) Jockeys while participating in or preparing horses for race meets licensed by the Washington horse racing commission pursuant to chapter 67.16 RCW.
(8) Any officer of a corporation elected and empowered in accordance with the articles of incorporation or bylaws of a corporation who at all times during the period involved is also a director and shareholder of the corporation. However, any corporation may elect to cover such officers who are in fact employees of the corporation in the manner provided by RCW 51.12.110.
(9) Services rendered by a musician or entertainer under a contract with a purchaser of the services, for a specific engagement or engagements when such musician or entertainer performs no other duties for the purchaser and is not regularly and continuously employed by the purchaser. A purchaser does not include the leader of a group or recognized entity who employs other than on a casual basis musicians or entertainers.
(10) Services performed by a booth renter as defined in RCW 18.16.020. However, a person exempted under this subsection may elect coverage under RCW 51.32.030.
Sec. 19. RCW 82.04.360 and 1961 c 15 s 82.04.360 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) This chapter shall not apply to any person in respect to his or her employment in the capacity of an employee or servant as distinguished from that of an independent contractor.
(2) A booth renter, as defined by RCW 18.16.020, is an independent contractor for purposes of this chapter.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 20. It is a violation of this chapter for any person to engage in the commercial practice of cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or manicuring, except in a licensed salon/shop or the home, office, or other location selected by the client for obtaining the services of a personal service operator, or with the appropriate individual license when delivering services to placebound clients. Placebound clients are defined as persons who are ill, disabled, or otherwise unable to travel to a salon/shop.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 21. Sections 8, 9, 15, 16, and 20 of this act are each added to chapter 18.16 RCW.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 22. If any provision of this act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 23. This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect July 1, 1991.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 24. The following acts or parts of acts are each repealed:
(1) RCW 18.16.040 and 1984 c 208 s 17; and
(2) RCW 18.16.120 and 1984 c 208 s 18.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 25. If specific funding for the purposes of this act, referencing this act by bill number, is not provided by June 30, 1991, in the omnibus appropriations act, this act shall be null and void.