There were many changes this past week for the cosmetology profession in Florida, including the deregulation of three registrations. Governor DeSantis signed the Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act. The goal is to reduce barriers to work in Florida.
The Act includes many changes under the DBPR, including deregulation of some registrations, removal of hurdles for licensing for out-of-state cosmetology professionals, salon changes, and a reduction of hours for obtaining a license for specialists. All of the changes look like they took effect on July 1st. Let’s review some of them.
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