Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Reduce Barber Entry Requirements to Implement Two-Tier Licensing
Action 5071 / Stage 8318
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 1/28/2019  9:54 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/22/2018   (modified 6/27/2018)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/25/2018    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 8/3/2018    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/6/2018    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/4/2019   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/22/2018
Review Completed: 6/25/2018
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/25/2018
Review Completed: 8/3/2018
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 12/20/2018
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/4/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/15/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/4/2019    Volume: 35  Issue: 12
Comment Period Ended 3/6/2019
Effective Date 4/1/2019
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 5071:
Reduce Barber Entry Requirements to Implement Two-Tier Licensing
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (8318) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2019.
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