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 / Stage 2719
Proposed Stage  
pdf Proposed Text   5/31/2005  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/31/2005    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/2/2004    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 10/15/2004    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 10/26/2004    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/1/2005   

Changes to Text The proposed text for this stage is identical to the emergency regulation.
Attorney General Review Review Completed: 6/2/2004
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/3/2004
Review Completed: 10/15/2004
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 12/8/2004
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/1/2005
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/3/2005
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 8/22/2005    Volume: 21  Issue: 25
Comment Period Ended 10/21/2005
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 1114:
Promulgate regulations for the licensure of tattooing.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (1859) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/25/2002.
Proposed   (2188) Stage withdrawn on 05/27/2003 before DPB completed its review.
Proposed   (2329) Stage withdrawn on 05/14/2004 before the Governor's office completed its review.
Proposed   (2719) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/21/2005.
Emergency/NOIRA   (2720) Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
Final   (3606) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2006.
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