Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Reduction in License Display Requirements
Action 5296 / Stage 8643
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 12/17/2019  10:15 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/29/2019    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/3/2019    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/10/2019    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/2/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/2/2019   

Objections Filed 10 or more objections have been filed (1/31/20)
The Board received more than the requisite 10 objections to the amendments. Due to the objections, the Board has discontinued using the fast-track rulemaking process. The Board will proceed with adoption of the amendments using the standard process under Article 2 (§ 2.2-4006 et seq.) of the Administrative Process Act and the publication on December 23, 2019, will serve as the Notice of Intended Regulatory Action in accordance with § 2.2-4012.1 of the Code of Virginia. The objections pertained to the proposed amendment eliminating the requirement that apprentices wear badges to identify themselves as such.
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Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 5/29/2019
Review Completed: 6/3/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/3/2019
Review Completed: 7/12/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 10/16/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/2/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/3/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/23/2019    Volume: 36  Issue: 9
Comment Period Ended 1/22/2020
Effective Date 2/10/2020
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 5296:
Reduction in License Display Requirements
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8643) Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
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