Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology - Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations Public Hearing

Meeting Details
Date / Time 8/28/2023  9:00 am
Type Physical Location Only 
Location Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Drive
Boardroom 1, Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23233 
Board Website 
Agenda document agency has not posted
Minutes document minutes not taken
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
To receive public comments on proposed amendments to the Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations. The Board proposes to lower the training hours for the cosmetology license from 1,500 hours to a minimum of 1,000 hours. This is not a regular meeting of the Board. Staff will be receiving comments on the proposed amendments to the regulation. The meeting is open to the public. Persons desiring to participate in the meeting who require special accommodations or interpretive services should contact the Department 804-367-0362 at least 10 days prior to this meeting so that suitable arrangements can be made for an appropriate accommodation. The Department fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change to regulation
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
General business of the board
This meeting is a public hearing to discuss the following proposed change(s)
Lower Cosmetology Training to 1,000 Hours

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kelley Smith  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8590    FAX: (866)245-9693    TDD: ()-