FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2012
AUSTIN - In 2011, the 82nd Legislature passed Senate Bill
1170 which enables cosmetologists to earn a Class A Barber
Janie Rivera of Houston returned to school after 30 years
to become a barber. She recently passed the written and
practical exams to earn her Class A Barber certificate.
Rivera has worked as a cosmetologist at Carolyn's Beauty
Salon for 13 years.
Rivera plans to keep both her Cosmetologist Operator
license and her Class A Barber certificate in good
standing. "Both licenses can open doors and I don't know
what my future holds for me," she stated.