SB 803 Information

Senate Bill (SB) 803 was signed by the Governor on October 7, 2021. This bill changes various aspects of the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (Board) and will go into effect on January 1, 2022.

Please review the SB 803 Questions and Answers (Updated 11-29-2021).

School owners interested in offering 1000-hour courses should review the New Course Approval information and application.

The entire bill’s text is available in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Please visit this webpage regularly for updated information. The Board is working with the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education on implementation of SB 803 and will continue to post updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience.

If you have any specific questions that are not addressed in the information above, please email the Board at barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov.