Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Tattooing Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 50]
Promulgate regulations for the licensure of tattooing.
Action 1114
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Tattooing Regulation
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1859 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/25/2002.
2188 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 05/27/2003 before DPB completed its review.
2329 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 05/14/2004 before the Governor's office completed its review.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 Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
3606 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2006.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
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.