Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-571, the Board may take any one or a combination of the following disciplinary actions:
- Revoke a license
- Suspend a license
- Impose a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed two thousand dollars
- Impose probation requirements best adapted to protect the public safety, health and welfare including requirements for restitution payments to patrons
- Publicly reprove a licensee
- Issue a letter of concern
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-572, the Board may take disciplinary action or refuse to issue or renew a license for any of the following causes:
- Continued performance of cosmetology, aesthetics, nail technology or hairstyling services by a person knowingly have an infectious or communicable disease
- Conviction of a crime
- Commission of an act involving dishonesty, fraud or deceit with the intent to substantially benefit oneself or another or substantially injure another
- Malpractice or incompetency
- Knowingly advertising by means of false, misleading, deceptive or fraudulent statements through communication media
- Violating any provision of this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter
- Making oral or written false statements to the Board
- Repeated failure to correct infractions of safety and sanitary requirements prescribed by the Board in its rules
- Failing to comply with an order of the Board
A conviction of a crime or act shall not be a cause of refusal to issue or renew a license unless the crime or act is substantially related to the qualifications, functions or duties of the license for which application is made.
The expiration, cancellation, suspension or revocation of a license or a licensee's voluntary surrender of a license does not deprive the Board of jurisdiction to do any of the following:
- Proceed with an investigation of a licensee.
- Proceed with an action or disciplinary proceeding against a licensee.
- Suspend or revoke a license.
- Deny the renewal or right of renewal of a license.
- For the purposes of this section, "conviction" means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of no contest.