Thursday, April 24, 2014 ..:: Complaints & Enforcement Action ::..
 Complaint Committee Meetings Minimize
All Complaint Committee meetings are held at:
9:00 A.M. in the BCE Conference Room, Suite 710.

Complaint Committee meetings are closed to the public.

2014 Meeting Dates:

February 10th
May 19th
August 11th
November 17th


 New 2013 Changes in Cosmetology Law! Minimize
The Big Changes!
While there were many changes in the law, there are a few big changes that every cosmetologist, nail technician, and esthetician, and every salon and school, need to know. Click here to see a summary of the most important changes.   read more...
Text of the New Laws
There are significant changes from this legislative session that will affect every operator and manager, and every salon and school. To read the actual law,   read more...
Sign up for Rule Making Email Notification List
Now that the new rules have been approved, BCE is again working on major rule revisions to simplify and update the rules. To be notified of BCE's rulemaking activities, sign up for the email rule-making list by emailing

Questions about rulemaking can be directed to or 651-201-2751  

Rules were updated Dec 2, 2013
The new rules went into effect on December 2, 2013. To read the updated rules, click here   read more...
CE Provider List for Operators & Salon Managers
The BCE has started a list of known CE providers. We will be updating this as we become aware of new providers.   read more...


 Complaint Form Minimize
The BCE has the authority to investigate and take action when a violation of the Statutes 155A or Rules 2105 and 2110 has occurred and been proven.

The BCE has no authority to refund money to clients of our licensees.

To submit a complaint the following are required:
     1. Complete the Complaint Form;
     2. Sign the Authorization to Release Information Form; and
     3. Sign and Date the Statement of Complaint.

Complaints that are not signed or arrive anonymous will not be reviewed.


 2013 Licensing Violations Minimize


 2013 Sanitation Violations Minimize


 2013 Executed Orders - All Minimize


 2012 Executed Orders - All Minimize


 Executed Orders (2008-2011) Minimize


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