Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Body-Piercing Regulations [18 VAC 41 ‑ 60]
Promulgate regulations for licensure of body-piercing
Action 1496
General Information
Action Summary Implement the provisions of 2002 Acts of Assembly, Chapter 860 requiring the licensure of body-piercing.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Regulation of Body Piercing
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
2721 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 08/25/2004 before the Governor's office completed its review.
2722 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 08/25/2004 before DPB completed its review.
2984 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 01/12/2005 before DPB completed its review.
2985 Proposed Stage withdrawn on 01/12/2005 before DPB completed its review.
3118 Emergency/NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 04/10/2007 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
3119 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/10/2006.
3779 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/01/2007.
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.