Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Elimination of Antibacterial Soap Requirement
Action 5962 / Stage 9637
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 10/4/2022  3:37 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/6/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/6/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/11/2022    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 7/13/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 9/2/2022   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/6/2022
Review Completed: 6/6/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/6/2022
Review Completed: 7/12/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Labor Review Completed: 7/18/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 8/29/2022
Governor Review Completed: 9/2/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/16/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/10/2022    Volume: 39  Issue: 4
Comment Period Ended 11/9/2022
Effective Date 12/1/2022
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 5962:
Elimination of Antibacterial Soap Requirement
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (9637) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2022.
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