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 10261
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 5/20/2024  9:49 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/5/2024    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 4/5/2024    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/30/2024   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/5/2024
Review Completed: 4/22/2024
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 4/22/2024
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 4/30/2024
Governor Review Completed: 4/30/2024
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 5/14/2024
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 6/3/2024    Volume: 40  Issue: 21
Comment Period Ended 7/3/2024
Effective Date 9/1/2024
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 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) Stage complete. Becomes effective on 09/01/2024.
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