11/1/2021 5:01 pm
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Regulatory Coordinator: Mary Broz-Vaughan


Agency Contact: Stephen Kirschner

Board Executive Director


Contact Address: Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

9960 Mayland Drive

Suite 400

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 41 - 70: Esthetics Regulations
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 829, 2005 Acts of Assembly

Date Petition Received 11/01/2021
Petitioner Christine Werne
 Petitioner's Request
To amend 18VAC41-70-270.C.4 to allow an esthetics facility to make use of bathroom space that is not exclusive to its clients, as long as the bathroom is geographically close to the facility and the facility takes responsibility for the sanitation and safety requirements of the bathroom.
 Agency Plan
The petition will be published on November 22, 2021, in the Register of Regulations for a 30-day public comment period ending December 22, 2021. The Board will consider the petition and any comment received at its meeting on January 10, 2022.
Publication Date 11/22/2021  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 12/22/2021