Bakersfield – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 326, authored by Assembly member Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield).
This expense licenses the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) to promote awareness amongst hair salon experts on the concerns of domestic violence, sexual attack, human trafficking, and older abuse.
” I am delighted that Governor Brown has actually supported this crucial advance in avoiding.
domestic violence and sexual attack” stated Assembly member Salas. “Far frequently, cases of abuse go unreported. These experts serve a distinct function in linking victims with the help.
and help they need to vacate a violent relationship.”.
According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1 in 3 females and 1 in 4 males in the.
The United States have experienced rape or physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
That means typically, 24 people per minute are victims of these criminal activities– amounting to 12 million people for one year. Intimate partner violence represents 15 percent of all violent criminal activity.
AB 326 directs the BBC’s Health and Safety Advisory Committee to embrace courses to promote abuse avoidance awareness as part of the beauty parlor expert licensing procedure. The trust that typically exists in between expert hairstylists and their customers produces a chance to link victims of abuse with local service companies and resources.
The BBC licenses and manages 550,000 licensees consisting of barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists, hair salon facilities, and mobile systems. Trained licensees are not needed by the costs to act upon any details achieved.
The training is needed to be in place by July 1, 2019.