Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Fee Decrease Barber/Cosmo 2016-18
Action 4599
General Information
Action Summary On May 9, 2016, the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology adopted a temporary reduction in application, renewal, and reinstatement fees for all licenses on or before August 31, 2018, in order to reduce an accumulated surplus in its budget and to be in compliance with the Callahan Act. Reductions in fees are needed to bring revenues and cash balances to an appropriate amount, allowing the Board to gradually begin using its accumulated cash to support ongoing operations, and will result in a gradual decrease in the Board’s cash balance and Callahan Act position.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Subsection A.6 of § 2.2-4006: “Regulations of the regulatory boards served by (i) the Department of Labor and Industry pursuant to Title 40.1 and (ii) the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation or the Department of Health Professions pursu
RIS Project Yes  [004795]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7622 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.