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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology Tattooing Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 50]
Promulgate regulations for the licensure of tattooing.
General Information
Action Summary Implement the provisions of 2002 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 869 requiring the regulation of tattooing.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Tattooing Regulation
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1859 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/25/2002.
2188 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 5/27/2003 before DPB completed its review.
2329 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 5/14/2004 before the Governor's office completed its review.
2719 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/21/2005.
2720 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 6/30/2005.
3606 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/1/2006.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephen Kirschner  / Regulatory Operations Administrator
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.