Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Tattooing Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 50]
General Review of Tattooing Regulations
Action 6342 / Stage 10156
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 10/13/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/8/2023   

DPB Review
Submitted on 10/13/2023
Review Completed: 10/26/2023
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 10/27/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 11/8/2023
Governor Review Completed: 11/8/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/8/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/18/2023    Volume: 40  Issue: 9
Comment Period Ended 1/17/2024
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 6342:
General Review of Tattooing Regulations
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (10156) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/17/2024.
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