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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations


(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 4402)
  • § 4402. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) “Director” means the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation.

    (2) “Disciplinary action” means any action taken by an administrative law officer established under 3 V.S.A. § 129(j) against a certified electrologist or an applicant. It includes all sanctions of any kind, including obtaining injunctions, refusal to grant or renew certification, suspension or revocation of certification, issuing warnings, and other similar sanctions.

    (3) “Electrology” means the removal of hair by electrical current using needle/probe electrode-type epilation, which would include electrolysis (direct current/DC), thermolysis (alternating current/AC), or a combination of both (superimposed or sequential blend). “Electrology” includes the use of lasers approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for electrology by electrologists possessing a special license endorsement set forth in subsection 4404(d) of this chapter.

    (4) “Electrology office” means a facility regularly used to offer or to perform the practice of electrology.

    (5) “Practice of electrology” or “practicing electrology” means engaging in the performance of electrology. (Added 1999, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 46, eff. Jan. 1, 2001; amended 2001, No. 129 (Adj. Sess.), § 37, eff. June 13, 2002; 2005, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 49; 2009, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 51; 2013, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.), § 48.)