Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Lower Cosmetology Training to 1,000 Hours
Action 6010 / Stage 9708
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/29/2022   (modified 8/23/2022)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/16/2022   

DPB Review
Submitted on 7/29/2022
Review Completed: 8/10/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 8/10/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 8/10/2022
Governor Review Completed: 8/16/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/23/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/12/2022    Volume: 39  Issue: 2
Comment Period Ended 10/12/2022
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 6010:
Lower Cosmetology Training to 1,000 Hours
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9708) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/12/2022.
Proposed   (9943) Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/15/2023.
Final   (10261) Final Adoption period is underway and will end on 07/03/2024.
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